err

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English erren, from Old French errer (to wander, err, mistake), from Latin errō (wander, stray, err, mistake, verb), from Proto-Indo-European *ares- (to be angry, lose one's temper). Cognate with Old English eorre, ierre (anger, wrath, ire), Old English iersian (to be angry with, rage, irritate, provoke), Old English ierre (wandering, gone astray, confused)

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Verb[edit]

err (third-person singular simple present errs, present participle erring, simple past and past participle erred)

  1. (intransitive) To make a mistake.
    He erred in his calculations, and made many mistakes.
  2. (intransitive) To sin.
  3. (archaic) to stray.

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *ausra ‘twilight’, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éusos ‘dawn’ (compare English Easter, Latin aurōra, Lithuanian aušrà).

Noun[edit]

err m

  1. dark, darkness

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

err (??? please provide the genitive and partitive!)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter R/r.

Icelandic[edit]

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Noun[edit]

err n (genitive singular errs, nominative plural err)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter R/r.

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Võro[edit]

Noun[edit]

err

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter R/r.