Waise

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German weiso, cognate with Dutch wees.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Waise f ‎(genitive Waise, plural Waisen)

  1. orphan

Usage notes[edit]

Today this noun is feminine only, but in older stages of German it was either masculine or feminine.

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