her-

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of unknown origin. There are various theories about its source:

  • Might be related to the French and English re-.
  • Or an alternative form of Middle Dutch er- and oor-; see German er-.
  • Or come from a native Germanic adverb still present in modern German, her-.

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her-

  1. re-
  2. again

Usage notes[edit]

Not separable. When forming past participles, it obviates the need to prepend with the prefix ge-.

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German[edit]

Prefix[edit]

her-

  1. Adverbial and separable verbal prefix that indicates a movement in direction towards the observer/speaker.

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