acer

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

acer (plural acers)

  1. Obsolete spelling of acre

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin aciārium, from Latin aciēs. Compare French acier, Galician aceiro, Italian acciaio, Occitan acièr, Portuguese aço, Spanish acero.

Noun[edit]

acer m (uncountable)

  1. steel

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Italic *akris, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ḱrós (sharp). The change from o-stem to i-stem declension is irregular and not fully explained. Likewise, Latin has irregular lengthening of the vowel. Cognate with Ancient Greek ἄκρος (ákros).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ācer (feminine ācris, neuter ācre); third declension

  1. sharp, sour, bitter
  2. keen, sagacious
Inflection[edit]

Third declension, nominative masculine singular in -er, nominative neuter singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative ācer ācris ācre ācrēs ācria
Genitive ācris ācrium
Dative ācrī ācribus
Accusative ācrem ācre ācrēs ācria
Ablative ācrī ācribus
Vocative ācer ācris ācre ācrēs ācria
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

acer n (genitive aceris); third declension

  1. maple tree
Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative acer acera
Genitive aceris acerum
Dative acerī aceribus
Accusative acer acera
Ablative acere aceribus
Vocative acer acera
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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin *aciale.

Noun[edit]

acer m (nominative singular acers)

  1. Alternative form of acier