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weard

Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Proto-Germanic *warþō, an extension of a stem-verb *warōną (be on guard) (whence warian). Cognate with Old High German warta (watch) (German Warte (watchtower)), Old Saxon warda (Middle Dutch warde), Old Norse varða (cairn).

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NounEdit

weard m

  1. guardian, watchman

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NounEdit

weard f

  1. guard, the action of looking out for danger

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