waarde

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See also: wäärde

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

waarde f (plural waarden or waardes, diminutive waardetje n)

  1. value for a parameter
  2. value, monetary or figurative worth
  3. moral value, principle
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Negerhollands: weert, waard
  • Saramaccan: wáíti

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch waerdi, a contraction of waert gi (modern waart gij).

Contraction[edit]

waarde

  1. (Brabant) Contraction of waart gij.
Usage notes[edit]

The contraction is sometimes reinforced with an additional gij, giving waarde gij.

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

waarde

  1. Inflected form of waard

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

waarde

  1. singular past indicative and subjunctive of waren

Limburgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *wardēn, Proto-Germanic *wardāną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

waarde (third-person singular present waart, past participle gewaart, auxiliary verb haane) (Eupen)

  1. (intransitive) to wait (for) [+ opp (accusative)]

Conjugation[edit]

Regular (Eupen dialect)
infinitive waarde
participle gewaart
auxiliary haane
present
indicative
past
indicative
imperative
1st singular waart waarde
2nd singular waarts waardes waart
3rd singular waart waarde
1st plural waarde waarde
2nd plural waard waarde waart
3rd plural waarde waarde

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German warten, English ward.

Verb[edit]

waarde

  1. to wait