ert

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See also: ERT, ért, and -ért

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English erten, ertin, from Old Norse erta (to provoke, incite, tease), from Proto-Germanic *artijaną (to excite, tease), from Proto-Indo-European *ardi-, *ard- (sharp point, stinger). Cognate with Icelandic erta (to irritate), Norwegian erta (to taunt), Swedish ärta (to tease, jibe), Old Irish aird (point, ord, end point), Ancient Greek άρδις (árdis, arrowhead).

Verb[edit]

ert (third-person singular simple present erts, present participle erting, simple past and past participle erted)

  1. (transitive, UK dialectal) To incite; urge on; encourage.
  2. (transitive, UK dialectal) To irritate; grill; provoke.
  3. (intransitive, UK dialectal) To be eager, prone; hurry.
  4. (transitive, UK dialectal) To make as if to strike; argue (with); strive after; try to obtain.
  5. (intransitive, UK dialectal) To strive onward and upward.

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɛʃt]
  • in the phrase "ert tú": IPA(key): [ˈɛʃtʉu]

Verb[edit]

ert

  1. (you) are, 2. person present singular of vera (to be)
    • ert vøkur - you (f) are beautiful
    • ert vakur - you (m) are beautiful
    • ertgiftur? - are you (m) married?
    • ertgift? - are you (f) married?
    • ert tú ...? - are you ...?

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Icelandic[edit]

Verb[edit]

ert

  1. you are, the second person of vera (meaning "to be")
    Þú ert skemmtileg.
    You are fun. (referring to a girl)
    Hver ert þú?
    Who are you?

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Ladin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ars, artis.

Noun[edit]

ert m (plural erc)

  1. art

Swedish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ert

  1. neuter form of er

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