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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.

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