wer-

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *weraz(man), from Proto-Indo-European *wiHrós(freeman). Akin to Old English wer(man).

Prefix[edit]

wer-

  1. pertaining to man, warrior-
    werborg "a pledge to satisfy a wergild"
  2. human, half-human
    werwulf "werewolf"
  3. civil
    werrēaf "civil dress, civil clothing"
    werþēod "people, folk, nation"