wērə-o- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root wērə-o-: aver, veracious, verdict, veridical, verify, verisimilar, verism, verity, very, voir dire, warlock.

wērə-o-

True, trustworthy.

Oldest form *wērə1-o-.

Derivatives include warlock, verdict.

1. warlock from Old English wǣr, faith, pledge, from Germanic *wēra-.
2. veracious, verism, verity, very; aver, verdict, veridical, verify, verisimilar, voir dire from Latin vērus, true.

[Pokorny 11. u̯er- 1165.]



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