ayre

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From unattested Norn, from Old Norse eyrr. Compare Icelandic eyri, Norwegian øyr.

Noun[edit]

ayre (plural ayres)

  1. A narrow bar of sand or gravel formed by the sea; a sandbank.

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms

Noun[edit]

ayre (plural ayres)

  1. (archaic) Air.

Anagrams[edit]


Ladino[edit]

Noun[edit]

ayre m (Latin spelling)

  1. wind

Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin āerem, accusative of āer, from Ancient Greek ἀήρ (aḗr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ayre m (plural ayres)

  1. air
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f.
      Sotil es de cuerpo ca ſe muda aſſi como el ayre que quando es claro es ella clara. ¬ quando turuio turuia.
      Its light of body, for it changes like the air; it is clear when it is clear, and cloudy when it is cloudy.

Descendants[edit]

  • Ladino: ayre (Latin spelling)
  • Spanish: aire