-wärts

See also: warts, Warts, and -warts

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

from Proto-Germanic *warþ-. Compare English -wards, Old Norse -verðr, Gothic -𐍅𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌸𐍃 (-wairþs) and Latin vertō (to turn), versus (toward).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vɛʁts/
  • (file)

SuffixEdit

-wärts

  1. -wards. Forms adverbs denoting course or direction to, or motion or tendency toward. The adverbs are formed either from a noun or from a preposition.

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