acer

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

acer (plural acers)

  1. Obsolete spelling of acre.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin aciārium, from Latin aciēs. Compare French acier, Galician aceiro, Italian acciaio, Occitan acièr, Portuguese aço, Spanish acero.

Noun[edit]

acer m (uncountable)

  1. steel

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Italic *akris, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ḱrós (sharp). The change from o-stem to i-stem declension is irregular and not fully explained. Likewise, Latin has irregular lengthening of the vowel. Cognate with Ancient Greek ἄκρος (ákros).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ācer m (feminine ācris, neuter ācre); third declension

  1. sharp, sour, bitter
  2. keen, sagacious
Inflection[edit]

Third declension, masculine nominative singular in -er, neuter in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative ācer ācris ācre ācrēs ācrēs ācria
genitive ācris ācris ācris ācrium ācrium ācrium
dative ācrī ācrī ācrī ācribus ācribus ācribus
accusative ācrem ācrem ācre ācrēs ācrēs ācria
ablative ācrī ācrī ācrī ācribus ācribus ācribus
vocative ācer ācris ācre ācrēs ācrēs ācria
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

acer n (genitive aceris); third declension

  1. maple tree
  2. accusative singular of acer
  3. vocative singular of acer
Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative acer acera
genitive aceris acerum
dative acerī aceribus
accusative acer acera
ablative acere aceribus
vocative acer acera
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://starling.rinet.ru

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin *aciale.

Noun[edit]

acer m (nominative singular acers)

  1. Alternative form of acier.