ears

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See also: EARs

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ears

  1. plural of ear

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ears

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ear

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *ars, from Proto-Germanic *arsaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃érsos, *ors-. Cognate with Old Frisian ers, Old Saxon ars, Old High German ars, Old Norse ars ~ rass, and more distantly with Old Armenian ոռ (oṙ, ass) and Modern Greek ουρά (ourá, tail).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /æ͜ɑrs/, [æ͜ɑrˠs]

Noun[edit]

ears m (nominative plural earsas)

  1. butt, arse

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  • Middle English: ars, arce, ers, eres, hars, hers, aars
    • English: arse, ass
    • Scots: ers, airse