werpe

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Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • werfe (Moselle Franconian; now also Ripuarian via standard German)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German *werpan (attested in arworpanan), northern variant of werfan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

werpe ‎(third-person singular present werp, past tense worp, past participle jeworpe)

  1. (Ripuarian, dated in some dialects) to throw; to cast

Usage notes[edit]

  • The second and third persons singular of the present have a vowel change /ɛ/ → /e/, which is not reflected in spelling.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

werpe

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of werpen