weer

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See also: Weer and weer-

English[edit]

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weer

  1. comparative form of wee: more wee

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • 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.
  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.

Cognate with Low German Weder, German Wetter, West Frisian waar, English weather, Danish vejr.

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).

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Noun[edit]

weer m ‎(plural weren, diminutive weertje n)

  1. wether

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. a knot in wood
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Etymology 6[edit]

Noun[edit]

weer f ‎(plural weren, diminutive weertje n)

  1. defense
  2. resistance
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Verb[edit]

weer

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

Etymology 7[edit]

Cognate with 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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Low German[edit]

Verb[edit]

weer

  1. First-person singular past of wesen