Speer

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German sper, from Proto-Germanic *speru. Compare Dutch speer, English spear.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃpeːr/, [ʃpeːɐ̯]
    • IPA(key): [ʃpɛɐ̯] (common merger)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːɐ̯
  • Homophone: sperr (some speakers)

Noun[edit]

Speer m (genitive Speers or Speeres, plural Speere)

  1. spear; javelin (a long stick thrown as a weapon or for sport)

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Saterland Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian spere, from Proto-Germanic *speru. More at spear.

Noun[edit]

Speer m

  1. spear