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19:41 Dec 12, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: ja worer
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Lynn Mason

Summary of answers provided
4 +1Yes, he was
Kim Metzger



13 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Yes, he was

This is my best guess. In standard German it would mean Ja war er. Yes he was. In some dialects (Bavarian for example) war is pronounced wor. Yes he was what? I don't know. Maybe yes he was there too.

Kim Metzger
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PRO pts in pair: 2598

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Ulrike Lieder: I wonder if this might not be a bastardization of "jawohl" ? To an English-speaking ear (pardon the mixed metaphor), jawohl might sound s.th. like "ja worer".
14 mins

neutral  Hans-Henning Judek: I wonder if this is really German? Probably "Jawohler" = Jawohlsager, "Yes-sayer"
6 hrs

agree  JózsefÁrpád Bende
49 days
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