aren

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See also: åren, ären, and Ären

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

aren c

  1. definite singular of ar

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

aren

  1. Plural form of aar
  2. Plural form of are

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English earon, earun, arun, alternative present plural of wesan (to be), from Proto-Germanic *arun, an innovated third-person present plural of *beuną (to be, become).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːrən/, /ˈarən/

Verb[edit]

aren

  1. plural present indicative of been

Usage notes[edit]

The usual plural form of been is aren in the North, been in the Midlands, and beth in the South; sind also existed, especially early on, but was not the predominant form in any area.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: are

Northern Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *Heh₃ln.

Noun[edit]

aren f

  1. (anatomy) elbow

Synonyms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

aren

  1. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present subjunctive form of arar.
  2. (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural (ustedes) imperative form of arar.
  3. (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural present subjunctive form of arar.

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

aren

  1. definite plural of ar

Anagrams[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh arenn, from Proto-Celtic *ārū. Cognate with Old Irish áru and perhaps more distantly with Hittite [script needed] (ḫaḫri-), Latin rēn, and Tocharian A āriñc (heart).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aren f (plural arennau)

  1. kidney

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
aren unchanged unchanged haren
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “aren”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*āron-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 42