wieder

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See also: Wieder and wieder-

Bavarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wider, from Old High German widar (against), from Proto-Germanic *wiþrą (toward, against). Cognates include German wieder and Yiddish ווידער(vider).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vienna) IPA(key): /ˈβid̥a/
  • Hyphenation: wie‧der

Adverb[edit]

wieder

  1. (Vienna) again
    • 1938, Josef Weinheber, Wien wörtlich, Impression im März:
      Wårme Sunn, dås erste Pråterveigerl:
      Ållweil wieder gfreust di wiara Kind.
      Warm sun, the first violet:
      You always rejoice like a child again.

References[edit]

  • Maria Hornung; Sigmar Grüner (2002), “wida”, in Wörterbuch der Wiener Mundart, 2nd edition, ÖBV & HPT

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wider, whence English widdershins via Middle Low German borrowing; from Old High German widar, from Proto-West Germanic *wiþr (toward, against). Cognate with English wither.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈviːdɐ/ (standard)
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  • IPA(key): /ˈvɪdɐ/ (regional, including western Germany, chiefly colloquial)
  • Homophone: wider

Adverb[edit]

wieder

  1. Indicates that the action taking place has happened before. again
    Siehst du, jetzt hast du’s schon wieder gesagt!
    See, now you’ve said it again!
  2. Indicates that the action will return something to its original state or position. back
    Schalte das Licht wieder aus.
    Turn the light back off.

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