mear

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mear (plural mears)

  1. Alternative form of mere ("boundary").

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Dutch Low Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Dutch maar.

Conjunction[edit]

mear

  1. but

Irish[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

mear (genitive singular masculine mir, genitive singular feminine mire)

  1. quick
  2. swift
  3. rapid
  4. sudden
  5. impetuous

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mear mhear unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin mediāre, present active infinitive of mediō, from Latin medius.

Verb[edit]

mear (first-person singular present indicative meio, past participle meado)

  1. to halve (divide into two)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin meiāre < Latin meiere, present active infinitive of meiō. Compare Portuguese mijar.

Verb[edit]

mear (first-person singular present meo, first-person singular preterite meé, past participle meado)

  1. to piss
  2. (reflexive) to piss oneself

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian māra, from Proto-Germanic *maizô (more), from Proto-Indo-European *mē- (many). Cognate with Dutch meer, Low German and German mehr, English more, Danish mere.

Adjective[edit]

mear

  1. more