This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed terms and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

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From Proto-Indo-European *wer- (to heed). Cognate with Sanskrit वृणोति (vṛṇóti).

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  1. to ward off, to defend against
  2. to thwart, to stop

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