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Definition for: was

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See also wąs

English

Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.
in I that #8: was he his with

Pronunciation

stressed

  • AHD: wŏz, wŭz
  • IPA: /wɒz/, /wʌz/
  • SAMPA: /wQz/, /wVz/

unstressed

  • AHD: wəz
  • IPA: /wəz/
  • SAMPA: /w@z/
  • Rhymes: -ɒz

Etymology

Verb

was


Dutch

Verb

was

  1. Past tense singular of zijn.
  2. Present tense singular 1st person of wassen (meaning to wash .)
  3. Present tense singular 1st person of wassen (another meaning is to grow .)

Expressions

  • uit de kluiten gewassen

Related terms

  • gewas n .

Noun

was

  1. wax, what bees make their housing from.
  2. laundry, clothes that need to be washed, or just have been washed.
  3. growth, growth in height or volume (see wassen.)

German

Etymology

Old High German (h)waz , originally * (h)wat , compare Dutch wat

Interrogative pronoun

was

  1. what

Relative pronoun

was

  1. which

Derived terms


Polish

Pronoun

was

  1. Genitive, accusative and locative of wy (you, plural.)

Scots

Noun

was ( plural )

  1. Plural form of wa .

Other Translations for "was"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codewas
Hex77 e1 f3
Pig Latinasway

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