waz

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See also: wąż and Wąż

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

waz

  1. Alternative form of wazz (act of urination)

Jersey Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Dutch was (was). Compare English was.

Verb[edit]

waz

  1. was (third person singular past tense of the copula)
    • 1912, Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsche taal— en letterkunde, volumes 31-32, page 309:
      Hai waz nît tevrêde täus []
      He was not content at home []

Old High German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hwat, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷod. Cognate with Dutch wat, English what, Danish hvad. More at what.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /was/

Pronoun[edit]

waȥ

  1. what

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle High German: waz

References[edit]

  1. Joseph Wright, 'An Old High German Primer, Second Edition'