wer translation | German-English dictionary

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wer

  
1       interrog pron   who  
wer von ...      which (one) of ...  
wer da?        (Mil)   who goes there?  
wer ist da?        (an Tür)    who's there?  
2       rel pron   (=derjenige, der)   the person who  
(=jeder, der)  
anyone or anybody who  ,   (esp in Sprichwörtern)    he who
wer ... auch (immer)      whoever ...  
3       indef pron  
inf   (=jemand)   somebody, someone  ,   (in Fragen auch)    anybody, anyone
ist da wer?      is somebody or anybody there?  
wer sein      to be somebody inf     
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

Wert, Werk, Werg, Wehr

! wer n.
WHO

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to be somebody
exp.
whoever
wer auch immer
exp.
whose move is it?
exp.
who goes there?
exp.
whose deal is it? ; whose turn is it to deal? ; whose serve is it?
exp.
which (one) of ...
exp.
whoever ...
wer ... auch immer
exp.
whose turn is it to shuffle?
exp.
who else?
exp.
whoever can
wer es irgend kann
exp.
who's there?
exp.
whose service {or} serve is it? ; whose turn is it to serve?
exp.
will anyone offer me {etc} more? ; any more bids?
exp.
who's the blackboard monitor? ; who's in charge of the board?
exp.
is somebody {or} anybody there?
exp.
who's going to start {or} begin?
exp.
who the devil {or} the hell?
exp.
who wants to play? ; who's playing? ; who's in it?
exp.
whose lead is it? ; who has the lead?
exp.
whose lead is it? ; who leads?
exp.
whose service {or} serve is it?
exp.
who is top of the class?
wer ist Klassenbester?
exp.
it doesn't matter who ; no matter who
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'wer' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
Wer ist Wer
exp.
wer weiß
exp.
wer weiß?
exp.
wer weiß
exp.
wer sonst?
exp.
wer spielt darin?

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