voer

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See also: Voer and vör

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vuːr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: voer
  • Rhymes: -ur

Etymology 1[edit]

Contraction of voeder, from Middle Dutch voeder, from Old Dutch *fuoder, from Proto-Germanic *fōdrą, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂-.

Noun[edit]

voer n (uncountable)

  1. fodder, grub, animal food, (for humans) inferior food
  2. (obsolete) bait
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Etymology 2[edit]

Contraction of voeder, from Middle Dutch voeder, from Old Dutch *fuothar, from Proto-Germanic *fōþrą.

Noun[edit]

voer n (uncountable)

  1. (wagon) load
  2. (obsolete) a wine measure, about a barrel

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

voer n (plural voeren, diminutive voertje n)

  1. (obsolete) act(ion), deed; business
  2. (obsolete) conduct
  3. (obsolete) attitude
  4. (obsolete) agitation; mischief
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Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

voer

  1. singular past indicative of varen

Verb[edit]

voer

  1. first-person singular present indicative of voeren
  2. imperative of voeren

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Low German[edit]

Preposition[edit]

voer

  1. Alternative spelling of för: in front of. ⟨oe⟩ signals the monophthong quality of the vowel

Middle Dutch[edit]

Preposition[edit]

voer

  1. Alternative spelling of vōre

Verb[edit]

voer

  1. first/third-person singular present indicative of vāren