wer translation English | 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.
who goes there?
exp.
whose turn is it to shuffle?
exp.
who else?
exp.
to be somebody
exp.
whoever
wer auch immer
exp.
whose deal is it? ; whose turn is it to deal? ; whose serve is it?
exp.
whose move is it?
exp.
which (one) of ...
exp.
whoever ...
wer ... auch immer
exp.
whoever can
wer es irgend kann
exp.
is somebody {or} anybody there?
exp.
who wants to play? ; who's playing? ; who's in it?
exp.
will anyone offer me {etc} more? ; any more bids?
exp.
who is top of the class?
wer ist Klassenbester?
exp.
who's there?
exp.
who's going to start {or} begin?
exp.
whose lead is it? ; who has the lead?
exp.
whose service {or} serve is it? ; whose turn is it to serve?
exp.
whose lead is it? ; who leads?
exp.
whose service {or} serve is it?
exp.
who's the blackboard monitor? ; who's in charge of the board?
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?
exp.
wer hat Aufschlag?

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