hirs

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hir +‎ 's. Compare hers.

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Pronoun[edit]

hirs

  1. (neologism) That which belongs to hir, theirs (singular). Possessive case of hir, used in place of a noun. Coordinate with his and hers.
    • 1997 July 1, Peter David, Star Trek New Frontier (Book 1), Simon & Schuster, ISBN 9780671013950:
      S/he leaned forward and, to Selar's surprise, took the doctor's hand firmly between hirs.
    • 2000, Peter David, Renaissance, Star Trek New Frontier: Excalibur #2, Simon & Schuster, ISBN 0743422260, page 157:
      She saw that Burgoyne was hefting hirs experimentally, sweeping it through the air. S/he twirled it around a few times, swung it back and forth.
    • 2006 March 22, Leslie Feinberg, Drag King Dreams, New York: Carroll & Graf, LCC PS3556.E427 D73 2006, ISBN 978-0786717637, LCCN 2006297545, page 205:
      Ze takes my right hand in hirs and folds it into a fist.

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Usage notes[edit]

See usage notes for hir.

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