DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʋaːrt/
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  • Hyphenation: waard
  • Rhymes: -aːrt

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch wāert, wēert, from Old Dutch *wert, from Proto-Germanic *werduz.[1]

NounEdit

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

  1. A innkeeper, a publican.
    Synonyms: herbergier, kastelein
    Hyponym: waardin
  2. A landlord, a host.
  3. (obsolete) The master of the household; a husband,
  4. (obsolete) A protector, a lord.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch wert, wāert, from Old Dutch werth, from Proto-Germanic *werþaz.[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 wāert, wēert, wert, from Old Dutch *werith, from Proto-West Germanic *wariþ, from Proto-Germanic *wariþa-, *waruþa-.[1]

NounEdit

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

  1. A holm, holme, an area surrounded by rivers.
  2. A type of foreland, outside a local system of dikes.
  3. A dwelling mound.
    Synonym: terp
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

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)