waer

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See also: wär and wær

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch war, wara, from Proto-Germanic *hwar.

Adverb[edit]

wāer

  1. (interrogative, relative) where, in which place
  2. (interrogative, relative) to where
  3. (interrogative, relative) from where, whither
  4. (relative) wherever, anywhere that
Alternative forms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Dutch wār, from Proto-Germanic *wēraz, from Proto-Indo-European *weh₁ros.

Adjective[edit]

wâer

  1. true, real, authentic
Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

wâer

  1. first-person and third-person singular past subjunctive of wēsen

Further reading[edit]

  • waer (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • waer (III)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • waer (IV)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • waer (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • waer (IV)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929