waren

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See also: Waren and wären

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown. The only cognate found is West Frisian waarje.

Verb[edit]

waren

  1. (intransitive) to wander, to roam
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of waren (weak)
infinitive waren
past singular waarde
past participle gewaard
infinitive waren
gerund waren n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular waar waarde
2nd person sing. (jij) waart waarde
2nd person sing. (u) waart waarde
2nd person sing. (gij) waart waarde
3rd person singular waart waarde
plural waren waarden
subjunctive sing.1 ware waarde
subjunctive plur.1 waren waarden
imperative sing. waar
imperative plur.1 waart
participles warend gewaard
1) Archaic.
Synonyms[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch waren, from Old Dutch *waron, from Proto-Germanic *warōną.

Verb[edit]

waren

  1. (transitive, obsolete) to watch
  2. (transitive, obsolete) to protect
  3. (transitive, obsolete) to keep, to preserve
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of waren (weak)
infinitive waren
past singular waarde
past participle gewaard
infinitive waren
gerund waren n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular waar waarde
2nd person sing. (jij) waart waarde
2nd person sing. (u) waart waarde
2nd person sing. (gij) waart waarde
3rd person singular waart waarde
plural waren waarden
subjunctive sing.1 ware waarde
subjunctive plur.1 waren waarden
imperative sing. waar
imperative plur.1 waart
participles warend gewaard
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

waren

  1. plural past indicative and subjunctive of zijn

Noun[edit]

waren

  1. Plural form of waar

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vaːɐ̯n/, /ˈvaːʀən/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

waren

  1. First-person plural preterite of sein.
  2. Third-person plural preterite of sein.

Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

waren

  1. first-person plural preterite indicative of sinn
  2. third-person plural preterite indicative of sinn

Middle Low German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (originally) IPA(key): /wɒːrən/

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon wārōn, from Proto-Germanic *warōną.

Verb[edit]

wāren

  1. to last, to endure
  2. to vouch for, to swear an oath to that something is true, to prove the truth of something by evidence
  3. to take care, to look after
  4. to protect, to guard
  5. to keep up, to continue

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