Ehre

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Ehr, Ehr' (now poetic or dialectal)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German ēre, from Old High German ēra (honour, fame, sense of honour), from Proto-West Germanic *aiʀu, from Proto-Germanic *aizō. 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]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈeːʁə/
  • (file)

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

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Pennsylvania German[edit]

Noun[edit]

Ehre

  1. plural of Ehr