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Etymology edit

From Middle English wherof; equivalent to where +‎ of. Compare the parallel formations of Swedish varav and Dutch waaraf.

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  1. (formal) Of what.
  2. (formal) Of which.
  3. (formal) Of whom.
  4. (archaic) With or by which.

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whereof (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) Of what.
  2. (archaic) Of which.

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Here-, there-, and where- words

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