Central FranconianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • werfe (Moselle Franconian; now also Ripuarian via standard German)

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German *werpan (attested in arworpanan), northern variant of werfan, from Proto-Germanic *werpaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

werpe (third-person singular present werp, past tense worp, past participle jeworpe)

  1. (Ripuarian, dated in some dialects) to throw; to cast

Usage notesEdit

  • The second and third persons singular of the present have a vowel change /ɛ/ → /e/, which is not reflected in spelling.

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

werpe

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of werpen