waarde

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋaːr.də/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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

  1. value, worth
  2. moral value
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Contraction[edit]

waarde

  1. (Brabantian) 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

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German warten, English ward.

Verb[edit]

waarde

  1. to wait