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See also: wär and wær

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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

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

Non-lemma forms.

VerbEdit

wâer

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

Further readingEdit

  • waer (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • waer (III)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • waer (IV)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • waer (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • waer (IV)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929