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From Middle High German werder, enhanced form of older wert, from Old High German warid, werid, ultimately from Proto-West Germanic *wariþ m or n. The suffixed form is northern and was reinforced by Middle Low German werder.[1] Cognate with Dutch waard, Old English waroþ.[2]


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Werder m (strong, genitive Werders, plural Werder)

  1. river island, eyot, holm
    Synonym: Flussinsel


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Werder n (proper noun, strong, genitive Werders or (with an article) Werder)

  1. Any of several places in Germany and elsewhere.
  2. Short for Werder Bremen (football club).


  1. ^ "Werder", in Deutsches Wörterbuch von Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm (in German), Leipzig 1854-1961, online text, vol. 29, col. 271 ff.
  2. ^ Friedrich Kluge (1989), “Werder”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological Dictionary of the German Language] (in German), 22nd edition, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, →ISBN

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