wetter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wet +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

wetter

  1. comparative form of wet: more wet.

Noun[edit]

wetter (plural wetters)

  1. Agent noun of wet: someone who wets something as part of some process.
  2. A wetting agent or surfactant.
  3. A bedwetter.
  4. (MLE, slang) A knife which is apt to do wettings (stabbings).
    • 2019 September 11, Yanko (lyrics and music), “Next Up”, in #ACGK[1], 1:49:
      Anywhere, anytime, I'll get him, if he's in love; I'll corn his wedding
      He backed his wetter, I backed my wetter but who really held that wetting?

Alemannic German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German weter, from Old High German wetar, from Proto-Germanic *wedrą (weather).

Noun[edit]

wetter n

  1. (Issime) rain

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

wetter

  1. inflection of wett:
    1. strong/mixed nominative masculine singular
    2. strong genitive/dative feminine singular
    3. strong genitive plural

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian weter, from Proto-West Germanic *watar, from Proto-Germanic *watōr, from Proto-Indo-European *wódr̥. Cognates include Mooring North Frisian wååder, Sylt North Frisian Weeter, Saterland Frisian Woater and Föhr-Amrum North Frisian weeder.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wetter n (plural wetters, diminutive wetterke)

  1. water

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • wetter”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011