Waise

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German weiso, cognate with Dutch wees.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Waise f (genitive Waise, plural Waisen)

  1. orphan

Usage notesEdit

Today this noun is feminine only, but in older stages of German it was either masculine or feminine.

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 4 March 2014, at 18:16