weren etymology

English word weren comes from Proto-Indo-European *wes-, Proto-Indo-European *were-, Proto-Germanic *wēz-, Proto-Indo-European *werģʰ-, and later Proto-Indo-European *woséyeti (To clothe, to put clothes onto.)

Detailed word origin of weren

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*wes- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) fat, moisture, to dress, stab, to stick, prick, pierce, sting, moist, wet
*were- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wēz- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*werģʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*woséyeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To clothe, to put clothes onto.
*wazōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To continue; last. To stay; abide.
*warþō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*wergʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wargaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Outlaw, criminal.
*warjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To thwart, to stop. To ward off, to defend against.
wǣren Old English (ang)
*wargijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To curse. To fordeem; condemn.
*wazjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To clothe, dress.
werian Old English (ang) To defend, protect.
wirġean Old English (ang)
wiergan Old English (ang)
werian Old English (ang) To wear.
*wurgijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To strangle.
warian Old English (ang) To beware.
wyrġan Old English (ang)
wyrgan Old English (ang) (clarification of this definition is being sought) to worry. To strangle, to throttle.
werian Old English (ang) To defend, protect To wear.
werȝen Middle English (enm)
weren English (eng) (obsolete) plural simple past form of be.

Words with the same origin as weren

Descendants of *wes-
am are be been future hot ice interested interesting is mouth possible power present send sense since sun war wear were worried worry wrong
Descendants of *wēz-
hotline hottie warhead warship wartime weir
Descendants of *werģʰ-
beware hardware underwear urge urgency urgent warehouse wary worrying wring