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weard

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Old English

Etymology

From Germanic *waroþō, an extension of a stem-verb *wāro- ‘be on guard’ (OE warian). Cognate with Old High German warta ‘watch’ (German Warte ‘watchtower’), Old Saxon warda (Middle Dutch warde), Old Norse varða ‘cairn’.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /wæɑrd/

Noun

weard m. (plural: weardas) f. (plural: wearda or wearde)

  1. (masculine) guardian, watchman
  2. (feminine) guard, the action of looking out for danger

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