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GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German twerh (oblique), from Proto-Germanic *þwerhaz, from Proto-Indo-European *terkʷ- (to turn, twist, wind). Compare English queer.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kveːɐ̯/
  • Rhymes: -eːɐ̯
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AdjectiveEdit

quer (not comparable)

  1. (rare) crosswise, cross

DeclensionEdit

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AdverbEdit

quer

  1. crosswise, across

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Further readingEdit

  • quer in Duden online

Middle FrenchEdit

NounEdit

quer m (plural quers)

  1. Alternative form of cuer

Old FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin quare.

ConjunctionEdit

quer

  1. as, since, because, for
    ...quer le sens de li e la vertu creissoit chescun jour de mieux en mieux.
    Because his discernment and his virtue grew better from day to day.

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

quer m (oblique plural quers, nominative singular quers, nominative plural quer)

  1. (typically Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of cuer
    • circa 1250, Marie de France, Equitan:
      m'est une anguisse el quer ferue, ki tut le cors me fet trembler
      Such a pain has pierced my heart, that makes my whole body quiver

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

quer

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of querer
  2. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of querer

SynonymsEdit

  • (second-person singular affirmative imperative of querer): quere

ConjunctionEdit

quer … quer or quer … ou

  1. whetheror
    Iremos, quer chova ou não. / Iremos, quer chova, quer não.
    We shall go, whether it rains or not.

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