Ehre

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Ehr (now poetic or dialectal)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German ēre, Old High German ēra (honour, fame, sense of honour). Cognate with Old Norse eir (pardon, gentleness), Old Saxon ēra (honour, protection, pardon, gift), Old English ār (honour, help, pardon) Latin aes-tumare (to acknowledge, value).[1] From Proto-Germanic *aizō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈeːʁə/
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Noun[edit]

Ehre f (genitive Ehre, plural Ehren)

  1. honour; honor
  2. credit
  3. kudos

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ehre in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891

Further reading[edit]

  • Ehre in Duden online

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Noun[edit]

Ehre

  1. plural of Ehr