weder

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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.

Conjunction[edit]

weder

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

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Luxembourgish[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]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English weder.

Noun[edit]

weder

  1. weather
  2. bad weather

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Descendants[edit]

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wedrą, from Proto-Indo-European *wedʰrom. Cognate with Old Frisian 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

  1. sky
  2. weather, breeze
  3. season

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

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Transylvanian Saxon[edit]

Adverb[edit]

weder

  1. again