English-German translation for "whence"

"whence" German translation

whence
[(h)wens]adverb | Adverb adv <interrogative | interrogativinterrog> obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobsor | oder od poetic, poetically | poetisch, dichterischpoet

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  • woher, von wo(her), von wannen
    whence
    whence
  • woher, woraus, wodurch, wie
    whence figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
    whence figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
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  • whence has she come?
    (von) woher ist sie gekommen?
    whence has she come?
  • whence comes it that
    wie kommt es, dass
    whence comes it that
  • woher, von wo
    whence relative use
    whence relative use
  • woraus, weshalb
    whence relative use figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
    whence relative use figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
examples
whence
[(h)wens]conjunction | Konjunktion konj obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobsor | oder od poetic, poetically | poetisch, dichterischpoet

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  • weshalb, und deshalb, daher
    whence which is why figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
    whence which is why figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
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  • dahin, von wo
    whence to the place from which
    whence to the place from which
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whence
[(h)wens]pronoun | Pronomen, Fürwort pron obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobsor | oder od poetic, poetically | poetisch, dichterischpoet

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  • welch(er, e, es) (relative use, referring to place)
    whence
    whence
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whence
[(h)wens]noun | Substantiv s obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobsor | oder od poetic, poetically | poetisch, dichterischpoet

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  • Woherneuter | Neutrum n
    whence
    whence
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our whence and our whither
unser Woherand | und u. Wohin
our whence and our whither
Du musst den Ring zurückbringen, woher er gekommen.
You must return the ring whence it came.
Source: Tatoeba
Der Vorschlag ist nicht zurückgezogen.
The proposal has not been withdrawn, and I have no idea whence you have that information.
Source: Europarl
Ich hatte es nur vernommen wie oder wo, wäre unmöglich zu sagen!
I had heard it--where, or whence, for ever impossible to know!
Source: Books
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