Er

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Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

Er

  1. (chemistry) Symbol for erbium.

German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • er (for the pronoun; common spelling)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Er m

  1. a person or animal of male gender, a male

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

Er

  1. (archaic) you (form of address to a male person)
    Was möchte Er von mir?
    What do you want from me?
    (literally, “What does he want from me?”)

Usage notes[edit]

This form of address sounds very archaic and is only used humorously or in some dialects (especially Berlin, Brandenburg and Mecklenburg), sometimes called Berliner Er. The common polite form of address is Sie.

Derived terms[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Er in Duden online
  • Er in Duden online

Turkish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Er

  1. A male given name