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PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -aːrt
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch waert, weert. Cognate with German Wirt and Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌳𐌿𐍃 (wairdus).[1]

NounEdit

waard m (plural waarden, diminutive waardje n, feminine waardin)

  1. An innkeeper, publican
  2. A landlord, host
  3. (obsolete) The master of the household; a husband
  4. (obsolete) A protector, lord
SynonymsEdit
HyponymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch wert, waert, from Old Dutch werth, from Proto-Germanic *werþaz. Cognate with English worth, German wert, Old Norse verðr.[1]

AdjectiveEdit

waard (used only predicatively, not comparable)

  1. (following a noun phrase) worth
    Dat geld is niets waard.
    That money is worth nothing.
Related termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle Dutch waert, weert, wert. Cognate with Old English waroþ.[1]

NounEdit

waard f or m (plural waarden, diminutive waardje n)

  1. A holm, holme, area surrounded by rivers
  2. A type of foreland, outside a local system of dikes
  3. A dwelling mound
SynonymsEdit
  • (dwelling mound) terp
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

Germanic, unclear.

NounEdit

waard m (plural waarden, diminutive waardje n)

  1. Alternative form of woerd (male duck)

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J. de Vries & F. de Tollenaere, "Etymologisch Woordenboek", Uitgeverij Het Spectrum, Utrecht, 1986 (14de druk)