wert

[ wurt; unstressed wert ]
/ wɜrt; unstressed wərt /

verb Archaic.

a second person singular past indicative and subjunctive of be.

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wert
/ (wɜːt, unstressed wət) /

verb

archaic, or dialect (used with the pronoun thou or its relative equivalent) a singular form of the past tense (indicative mood) of be 1
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