werian

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wazjaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wes-. Cognate with Old Saxon werian, Old High German werien, Old Norse verja.

Verb[edit]

werian

  1. to wear
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *warjaną. Cognate with Old Saxon werian, Middle Dutch weren (Dutch weren), Old High German werien (German wehren), Old Norse verja (Swedish värja).

Verb[edit]

werian

  1. to defend, protect
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