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Old DutchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *watōr, from Proto-Indo-European *wódr̥.

NounEdit

watar n

  1. water
    UUi lithon thuro fûir in thuro uuatir, in brâhtos unsig an cuolithon
    We went through fire and through water, and you brought us to coolness

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *watōr, from Proto-Indo-European *wódr̥.

NounEdit

watar n

  1. water
    He stod imo tho bi enes uuatares staðe, ni uuelde tho bi themu gethringe
    he stood himself then by the shore, then he did not want to be with the crowd (Heliand, verse 2378)

DeclensionEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Low German: wāter
    • Dutch Low Saxon: water (Drents, Twents)
    • Low German: Water
    • Plautdietsch: Wota