eren

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See also: Eren and -eren

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eren

  1. third-person plural imperfect indicative form of ser

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Etymology 1[edit]

Germanic, cognate with German Ehre, ehren.

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  • eeren (obsolete spelling)

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eren (past singular eerde, past participle geëerd)

  1. (transitive) To honor, honour, pay homage/respects.
    Een Prinse van Oranje ben ik, vrij, onverveerd, den Koning van Hispanje heb ik altijd geëerd.
    A prince am I undaunted, of Orange, ever free, to the king of Spain I've granted a lifelong loyalty. (Het Wilhelmus)
  2. (transitive) To respect, hold in high regard.
  3. (transitive) To adorn, decorate.
  4. (transitive) To (sometimes restore a fiancée's) honor by marriage.
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eren

  1. Plural form of eer

Etymology 2[edit]

Germanic, from eer, from Middle Dutch, cognate with ore, Gothic aiz, Latin aes.

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eren (not comparable)

  1. (made of) copper, cupreous, cupric, coppery
  2. (made of) bronze
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle Dutch, from Latin arāre, present active infinitive of arō (plow).

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  • eriën (obsolete, except in some southern dialects)

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eren (past singular eerde, past participle geëerd)

  1. (archaic, transitive) To plow (land).
  2. (archaic, intransitive) To work with a plough.
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