Alemannic GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German waz, from Old High German waz, from Proto-Germanic *hwat. Cognate with German was, Dutch wat, English what, Icelandic hvað.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

waas

  1. what

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch wāse, wāze, waes ‘mud, mire’, from Proto-Germanic *waisǭ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʋaːs/
  • Rhymes: -aːs
  • (file)

NounEdit

waas n (plural wazen, diminutive waasje n)

  1. haze, mist
  2. bloom
  3. film

VilamovianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Cognate to German Weizen.

NounEdit

waas m

  1. wheat

Etymology 2Edit

Cognate to German Weise.

NounEdit

waas ?

  1. orphan

YolaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English was, from Old English wæs.

VerbEdit

waas

  1. was
    • 1867, OBSERVATIONS BY THE EDITOR:
      'Chas, for Ich waas.
      I was.

ReferencesEdit

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 16