vür

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Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • vir (Moselle Franconian)

Etymology[edit]

From a merger of Old High German furi (for), from Proto-Germanic *furi, and fora (before), from Proto-Germanic *fora. The Central Franconian prepositions für and vür are essentially one word; the spelling distinction mirrors German für and vor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

vür (+ dative or accusative)

  1. (Ripuarian) before; prior to
  2. (Ripuarian) in front of

Derived terms[edit]

  • dervür
  • vürm (contraction with the masculine and neuter dative of the definite article)