beweren

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch beweren, bewaren (to prove). Cognate to German bewähren. The Dutch word beweren has two sources: the adjective waar (true) and the verb weren (to uphold).[1]

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Verb[edit]

beweren (past singular beweerde, past participle beweerd)

  1. to claim

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References[edit]

  1. ^ J. de Vries & F. de Tollenaere, "Etymologisch Woordenboek", Uitgeverij Het Spectrum, Utrecht, 1986 (14de druk)