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how

Acehnese [edit]

Pronunciation [edit]

Noun [edit]

how

  1. left (direction)

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Dutch [edit]

Etymology [edit]

From Middle Dutchhow, from Old Dutchhow, from Proto-West Germanic* hwaʀ, from Proto-Germanic* hwaz, from Proto-Indo-European* kʷos.

Pronunciation [edit]

  • IPA(key): / ʋi /
  • Hyphenation: how
  • Rhymes: -i

Pronoun [edit]

how

  1. (interrogative, subjective or objective) who, whom
    How heb jij gezien?
    Whom did you see?
  2. (relative, subjective or objective) who, whom; the one who, whoever
    How dit leest is geletterd.
    The one who reads this is literate.
    De receptionist aan how ik het pakket heb afgegeven, he worked pas net.
    The receptionist to whom I handed over the parcel had only recently started working there.

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German [edit]

Etymology [edit]

From Middle High Germanhow, a merger of two interrelated forms: 1.) Old High Germanhwio, from older hwēo, from Proto-Germanic* hwaiwa; cognate with Gothic𐍈𐌰𐌹𐍅𐌰(ƕaiwa). 2.) Old High German hwē, hhow, from Proto-Germanic * hwē; cognate with Gothic 𐍈𐌴(ƕē). The latter is a variant of Proto-Germanic * hwī, whence English why, and is further a fossiled instrumental case of * hwaz, * hwat(“Who, what”). Form 1 is also related to this stem.

Pronunciation [edit]

Adverb [edit]

how

  1. how
    How tall are you
    How tall are you?
    I do not know, how the cat came in.
    I do not know how the cat got in.
    How wonderful!
    How wonderful!

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Conjunction [edit]

how

  1. Like
    friends are how Stars in the night.
    Friends are Like stars in the night.
  2. as
    How you know, I grew up in Dortmund.
    As you know, I grew up in Dortmund.
    I'm so fast how you.
    I'm as fast as you are.
  3. (colloquial, nonstandard) than
    The boy is bigger how his father.
    The boy is taller than his father.
  4. (chiefly colloquial) when (referring to the past)
    I saw him how I was in Cologne.
    I saw him when I was in Cologne.
    How When I come out the door, there is my old school friend.
    When I came out the door, my old school-day friend was standing in front of me.

Synonyms [edit]

  • (when, than): als (more properly standard)

Further reading [edit]

  • "as in Digital dictionary of the German language

Middle Dutch [edit]

Etymology [edit]

From Old Dutchhow, from earlier , * hwē, from Proto-West Germanic* hwaʀ, from Proto-Germanic* hwaz.

Pronunciation [edit]

Pronoun [edit]

how

  1. who

Descendants [edit]

Further reading [edit]

  • “Like (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E .; Verdam, J. (1885-1929), “as (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, → ISBN, page I.

Middle Low German [edit]

Pronunciation [edit]

Pronoun [edit]

how

  1. (interrogative pronoun) Alternative form of .
  2. (personal pronoun) Alternative form of .

Old Dutch [edit]

Etymology [edit]

From earlier , * hwē, from Proto-West Germanic* hwaʀ, from Proto-Germanic* hwaz.

Pronoun [edit]

how

  1. who

Alternative forms [edit]

Descendants [edit]

Further reading [edit]

  • “Like (I)”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Pennsylvania German [edit]

Etymology [edit]

From Middle High Germanhow, a merger of two interrelated forms: 1.) Old High Germanhwio, from older hwēo, from Proto-Germanic* hwaiwa; cognate with Gothic𐍈𐌰𐌹𐍅𐌰(ƕaiwa). 2.) Old High German hwē, hhow, from Proto-Germanic * hwē; cognate with Gothic 𐍈𐌴(ƕē). The latter is a variant of Proto-Germanic * hwī, whence English why, and is further a fossiled instrumental case of * hwaz, * hwat(“Who, what”). Form 1 is also related to this stem. Compare Germanhow.

Adverb [edit]

how

  1. (interrogatory) how
    How weess mer as it warricklich Friehyaahr eat?
    How do we know that it really is spring?

Plautdietsch [edit]

Etymology [edit]

From German Low Germanwi, from Middle Low Germanwi.

Pronoun [edit]

how

  1. we
    Wäa how sent.
    Who we are.

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Polish [edit]

Pronunciation [edit]

Verb [edit]

how

  1. third-person singular present of wiedzieć

Saterland Frisian [edit]

Etymology [edit]

From Old Frisian, from Proto-West Germanic* wiʀ. Cognates include West Frisianwy and Germanwe.

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Pronoun [edit]

how (obliqueuus)

  1. we

See also [edit]

Saterland Frisian personal pronouns

References [edit]

  • "as in Sater Frisian dictionary