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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *wīz, *wiz
Meaning: pron. 1 pl.
IE etymology: IE etymology
Gothic: wīs
Old Norse: vēr, vǟr
Swedish: vi
Old English: wē̆
English: we
Old Saxon: wī̆
Middle Dutch: wī̆
Dutch: wij
Middle Low German: wē, wī, wie
Old High German: wir (8.Jh.)
Middle High German: wir
German: wir
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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *we-
Meaning: pron. pers., 1 pl./du.
Old Indian: pl. vayám 'we'
Avestan: vaēm 'wir'
Other Iranian: OPers vayam 'wir'
Slavic: du. *vē
Baltic: *we-
Germanic: *wīz, *wiz
Russ. meaning: 1 мн.
References: WP I 220
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Baltic etymology :

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Proto-Baltic: *we-
Meaning: we (dual.)
Indo-European etymology: Indo-European etymology
Lithuanian: vèdu du.
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Pokorny's dictionary :

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Number: 2089
Root: u̯ē̆-1
English meaning: we
German meaning: `wir' (Dual)
Grammatical comments: u̯ei- (Plural)
Material: Nom. 1. Dual ai. vā́m (= vā-am, idg. *-om), av. , got. wit, aisl. vit, ags. wit, aksl. vě, lit. vè-du (*u̯e-du̯ō) `wir beide';

    Nom. 1. Pl. ai. vay-ám, av. vaēm (idg. *-om), got. weis, ahd. wir, aisl. vēr, ags. wē̆ usw., hitt. u̯ēs (*u̯ei̯-es), toch. В wes, A was `wir'.

References: WP. I 220, Trautmann 344, Vasmer 1, 175 f., Liebert, Idg. Personalpron. 102 ff.
Pages: 1114
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