weer

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See also: Weer and weer-

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

weer

  1. comparative form of wee: more wee

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Balantak[edit]

Noun[edit]

weer

  1. water

Further reading[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋeːr/
  • Rhymes: -eːr
  • (common Belgian and South Dutch realisations) IPA(key): [weːr], [β̞eːr]
  • (North and East of the Netherlands, audio example) IPA(key): [ʋɪːr]
  • (file)
  • (Gelders) IPA(key): [ʋɪːɹ]

Etymology 1[edit]

Contracted form of weder (again).

Adverb[edit]

weer

  1. again
    • 1888, Willem Kloos, “O, dat ik haten moet en niet vergeten!”
      In dreigend gillen ben 'k weêr opgestaan.
      Yelling threateningly I rose again.
    Synonyms: nogmaals, opnieuw, weerom
  2. back
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Etymology 2[edit]

Contracted form of weder (weather), from Middle Dutch weder, from Old Dutch *wedar, from Proto-Germanic *wedrą, from Proto-Indo-European *wedʰrom.

Noun[edit]

weer n (uncountable, diminutive weertje n)

  1. weather
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle Dutch weder, from Old Dutch withar (wether, ram), from Proto-Germanic *weþruz (wether), from Proto-Indo-European *wet- (year).

Noun[edit]

weer m (plural weren, diminutive weertje n)

  1. wether
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Etymology 4[edit]

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Noun[edit]

weer n (uncountable)

  1. foxing (in textiles)
  2. callus

Etymology 5[edit]

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Noun[edit]

weer m (plural weren, diminutive weertje n)

  1. knot in wood
    Synonyms: knoest, noest, kwast

Etymology 6[edit]

Noun[edit]

weer f (plural weren, diminutive weertje n)

  1. defense
  2. resistance
  3. (law, feudalism) seisin
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Etymology 7[edit]

Noun[edit]

weer f (plural weren, diminutive weertje n)

  1. (law, feudalism) seisin

Etymology 8[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *weraz. Cognate with English were (man), Latin vir.

Noun[edit]

weer m (plural weren, diminutive weertje n)

  1. (archaic) man
    • 1873, De Bo
      “Ga van hier, gij gloeiende weer!”
      “Begone, you evil man!”
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Etymology 9[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

weer

  1. first-person singular present indicative of weren
  2. imperative of weren

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Low German[edit]

Verb[edit]

weer

  1. first-person singular past of wesen

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English wǣre (second-person singular indicative and subjunctive past of wesan).

Verb[edit]

weer

  1. Alternative form of were

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English werre, wyrre.

Noun[edit]

weer

  1. Alternative form of werre