See also: wär and wær

Middle DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Dutch war, wara, from Proto-Germanic *hwar.

AdverbEdit

wāer

  1. (interrogative, relative) where, in which place
  2. (interrogative, relative) to where
  3. (interrogative, relative) from where, whither
  4. (relative) wherever, anywhere that
Alternative formsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Dutch: waar
    • Afrikaans: waar

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Dutch wār, from Proto-Germanic *wēraz, from Proto-Indo-European *weh₁ros.

AdjectiveEdit

wâer

  1. true, real, authentic
InflectionEdit

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

wâer

  1. first/third-person singular past subjunctive of wēsen

Further readingEdit