voer

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

voer

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

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Cognate with German Fuder, English fother.

Noun[edit]

voer n (uncountable)

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

Etymology 3[edit]

Contraction of voeder, from Middle Dutch voeder, from Old Dutch *fuoder (fodder, lining), from Proto-Germanic *fōdrą, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂-. The sense "lining" is borrowed from Latin fodorus (sheath) and no longer survives in the noun, but still remains in the verb voeren.

Cognate with West Frisian foer, German Futter, English fodder, Danish foder.

Noun[edit]

voer n (uncountable)

  1. fodder, grub, animal food, (for humans) inferior food
  2. (obsolete) Bait
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Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

voer

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

Etymology 5[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

voer n (plural voeren, diminutive voertje n)

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

Verb[edit]

voer

  1. singular past indicative of varen

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Preposition[edit]

voer

  1. Alternative form of vōre

Verb[edit]

voer

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