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See also: Waren and wären

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Unknown. The only cognate found is West Frisian waarje.

VerbEdit

waren

  1. (intransitive) to wander, to roam
InflectionEdit
Inflection of waren (weak)
infinitive waren
past singular waarde
past participle gewaard
infinitive waren
gerund waren n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular waar waarde
2nd person sing. (jij) waart waarde
2nd person sing. (u) waart waarde
2nd person sing. (gij) waart waarde
3rd person singular waart waarde
plural waren waarden
subjunctive sing.1 ware waarde
subjunctive plur.1 waren waarden
imperative sing. waar
imperative plur.1 waart
participles warend gewaard
1) Archaic.
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch waren, from Old Dutch *waron, from Proto-Germanic *warōną.

VerbEdit

waren

  1. (transitive, obsolete) to watch
  2. (transitive, obsolete) to protect
  3. (transitive, obsolete) to keep, to preserve
InflectionEdit
Inflection of waren (weak)
infinitive waren
past singular waarde
past participle gewaard
infinitive waren
gerund waren n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular waar waarde
2nd person sing. (jij) waart waarde
2nd person sing. (u) waart waarde
2nd person sing. (gij) waart waarde
3rd person singular waart waarde
plural waren waarden
subjunctive sing.1 ware waarde
subjunctive plur.1 waren waarden
imperative sing. waar
imperative plur.1 waart
participles warend gewaard
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Non-lemma forms.

VerbEdit

waren

  1. plural past indicative and subjunctive of zijn

NounEdit

waren

  1. Plural form of waar

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vaːɐ̯n/, /ˈvaːʀən/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

waren

  1. First-person plural preterite of sein.
  2. Third-person plural preterite of sein.

LuxembourgishEdit

VerbEdit

waren

  1. first-person plural preterite indicative of sinn
  2. third-person plural preterite indicative of sinn

Middle DutchEdit

Middle Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon wārōn, from Proto-Germanic *warōną.

PronunciationEdit

  • (originally) IPA(key): /wɒːrən/

VerbEdit

wāren

  1. to last, to endure
  2. to vouch for, to swear an oath to that something is true, to prove the truth of something by evidence
  3. to take care, to look after
  4. to protect, to guard
  5. to keep up, to continue

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit