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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

waz

  1. Alternative form of wazz (act of urination)

Jersey DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Dutch was (was). Compare English was.

VerbEdit

waz

  1. was (third person singular past tense of the copula)
    • 1912, Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsche taal— en letterkunde, volumes 31-32, page 309:
      Hai waz nît tevrêde täus []
      He was not content at home []

Old High GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hwat, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷod. Cognate with Dutch wat, English what, Danish hvad. More at what.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /was/

PronounEdit

waȥ

  1. what

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle High German: waz

ReferencesEdit

  1. Joseph Wright, 'An Old High German Primer, Second Edition'