wier

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

wier (plural wiers)

  1. Alternative form of weir

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch wier (seaweed), possibly descended through Old Dutch from Proto-Germanic, or was borrowed from Frisian. Cognate with dialectal English ware (seaweed), Old English war (seaweed).

Noun[edit]

wier n (plural wieren, diminutive wiertje n)

  1. seaweed
Usage notes[edit]

Before the 18th century, the word was sometimes considered to be feminine.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

wier

  1. (personal, dated) whose (feminine, plural)
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Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

wier

  1. first-person singular simple conditional of sinn
  2. third-person singular simple conditional of sinn

Saterland Frisian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

wier

  1. again

West Frisian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

wier (inflected wier, comparative wierer, superlative wierest)

  1. real
  2. true

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