weard

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See also: ƿeard and -weard

Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *warþō, an extension of a stem-verb *warōną(be on guard) (whence warian). Cognate with Old High German warta(watch) (German Warte(watchtower)), Old Saxon warda (Middle Dutch warde), Old Norse varða(cairn).

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weard m

  1. guardian, watchman

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Noun[edit]

weard f

  1. guard, the action of looking out for danger

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