woher

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wo +‎ her

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /voˈheːɐ̯/
  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

woher

  1. where from, whence
    Woher kommt ihr? (informal, plural)Where do you come from?
  2. how (not the general meaning of "in which way", but meaning "from which source" or "from where" exactly)
    Woher soll ich das wissen?How should I know?

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Further reading[edit]

  • woher” in Duden online
  • woher” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wār, whence also German wahr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

woher (comparative wohrer, superlative woherst)

  1. true
  2. genuine
  3. real

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