was


was
/((弱)) wəz, wz; ((強)) wʌ́z, wɑ́z│wɔ́z/
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1 一人称および三人称単数を主語とするbeの直説法過去形《◆am, isの過去形》(◇[語法] ⇒ be ).
2 ((略式)) beの仮定法過去《◆一人称・三人称主語の場合wereの代りにwasを用いるのが((略式))では普通; ◇[語法] ⇒ were 》.

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