weorpan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *werpaną, from Proto-Indo-European *werb-. Cognate with Old Frisian werpa, Old Saxon werpan, Old Dutch werpan (Dutch werpen), Old High German werfan (German werfen), Old Norse verpa (Danish verpe), Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌹𐍂𐍀𐌰𐌽 (wairpan). The Indo-European root also led to Latin verbera, Russian верба (verba).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

weorpan

  1. to throw, cast down, warp

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