weder

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Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wedar (which of the two), from Proto-Germanic *hwaþeraz, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷóteros. Compare German weder (neither), Dutch weer (again), English whether, Icelandic hvor (which), Gothic 𐍈𐌰𐌸𐌰𐍂 (ƕaþar, which).

Conjunction[edit]

weder

  1. (Uri) neither

Interjection[edit]

weder

  1. (Uri) Indicates that one is resuming what they were previously saying after being interrupted.

References[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

Adverb[edit]

weder

  1. (dated) Alternative form of weer (again)
Derived terms[edit]

generally parallel to a weer- equivalent

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

weder n (uncountable, diminutive wedertje n)

  1. Dated form of weer (weather).

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

weder m (plural weders, diminutive wedertje n)

  1. Archaic form of weer (wether).

Anagrams[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wedar, from Proto-Germanic *hwaþeraz; cognate with English whether and either.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

weder

  1. neither (only with 'noch')
    weder Himmel noch Hölle
    neither heaven nor hell

Derived terms[edit]

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

weder

  1. neither
    • Luxembourgish translation of Matthew 5:34:
      Ech awer soen iech: Schwiert iwwerhaapt net - weder beim Himmel, well dat ass dem Herrgott säin Troun
      But I say to you: Do not swear at all - neither by Heaven, for that is the throne of God

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch wither.

Preposition[edit]

wēder [+accusative or dative]

  1. against, in opposition to, counter to
  2. contrary to

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Dutch withero.

Adverb[edit]

wēder

  1. back
  2. again
  3. against
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Dutch wethar, from Proto-Germanic *hwaþeraz.

Pronoun[edit]

wēder

  1. who/what of two
  2. one of two, either of two
  3. (with negation) neither of two

Conjunction[edit]

wēder

  1. either
  2. neither
  3. whether

Etymology 4[edit]

From Old Dutch *wedar, from Proto-Germanic *wedrą.

Noun[edit]

wēder n

  1. weather
  2. storm, strong wind
  3. air, sky
Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

From Old Dutch withero, from Proto-Germanic *weþruz.

Noun[edit]

wēder m

  1. castrated ram, wether
Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • weder (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • weder (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • weder (III)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • weder (IV)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • weder (V)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • weder (VI)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • weder (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • weder (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • weder (III)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • weder (IV)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • weder (V)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • weder (VII)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English weder, from Proto-Germanic *wedrą, from Proto-Indo-European *wedʰrom.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈwɛdər/, /ˈwɛːdər/

Noun[edit]

weder

  1. weather, condition of the sky
  2. good weather
  3. bad weather

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]


Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wedrą, from Proto-Indo-European *wedʰrom. Cognate with Old French weder (West Frisian waar), Old Saxon wedar (Low German Weder), Dutch weder, Old High German wetar (German Wetter), Old Norse veðr (Swedish väder, Danish vejr); and more distantly with Russian ведро (vedro).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

weder n (nominative plural wedru)

  1. weather
    • late 10th century, Ælfric, On the Seasons of the Year
      Menn magon cēpan be þæs mōnan blēo hwilċ weder tōweard biþ.
      People can observe from the color of the moon what kind of weather is coming.
    Þæt weder tōdæġ biþ hāt and drȳġe.
    The weather today will be hot and dry.
    Hū is þæt weder þǣr þū eart?
    What's the weather like where you are?
    Ne mæġ man nǣfre þæt weder on Īrlande fōrecweðan.
    You can never predict the weather in Ireland.
    Iċ hine ǣrest ġeseah on þæs ġēares anġinne. Iċ wāt for þām hit wæs ċeald weder, swīðe ċeald on þā tīd.
    I first saw him at the beginning of the year. I know because it was cold weather, very cold at the time.
  2. wind, storm, breeze, air

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Descendants[edit]


Transylvanian Saxon[edit]

Adverb[edit]

weder

  1. again