era

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English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin aera.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

era (plural eras)

  1. A time period of indeterminate length, generally more than one year.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 6, in The China Governess[1]:
      Even in an era when individuality in dress is a cult, his clothes were noticeable. He was wearing a hard hat of the low round kind favoured by hunting men, and with it a black duffle-coat lined with white.
    • 2012 January 1, Philip E. Mirowski, “Harms to Health from the Pursuit of Profits”, in American Scientist[2], volume 100, number 1, page 87:
      In an era when political leaders promise deliverance from decline through America’s purported preeminence in scientific research, the news that science is in deep trouble in the United States has been as unwelcome as a diagnosis of leukemia following the loss of health insurance.
  2. (geology) A unit of time, smaller than eons and greater than periods.

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin aera.

Noun[edit]

era f (plural eres)

  1. era (time period)

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Russian э́ра (éra), ultimately from Late Latin aera.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

era (definite accusative eranı, plural eralar)

  1. era
    yeni eraya qədəm qoymaqto enter a new era
    eramızdan əvvəlbefore the commonera

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • era” in Obastan.com.

Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

era inan

  1. manner

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Latin aera.

Noun[edit]

era f (plural eres)

  1. era (time period)
    Synonym: època

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Occitan, inherited from Latin ārea (open space; threshing floor). Compare the borrowed doublet àrea.

Noun[edit]

era f (plural eres)

  1. Small section of arable land destined for cultivation.

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

era

  1. first-person singular imperfect indicative form of ser
  2. third-person singular imperfect indicative form of ser

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Chuukese[edit]

Verb[edit]

era

  1. (intransitive) to say

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin aera.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

era f (plural era's)

  1. era, age, epoch
    Synonyms: eeuw, tijdperk
  2. (dated) era, calendar
    Synonym: jaartelling

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

era (accusative singular eran, plural eraj, accusative plural erajn)

  1. adjective form of ero (“bit, piece”).

Fala[edit]

Verb[edit]

era

  1. third-person singular imperfect indicative of sel
    • 2000, Domingo Frades Gaspar, Vamus a falal: Notas pâ coñocel y platical en nosa fala, Editora regional da Extremadura, Theme IV, Chapter 1: Non Diptongación da “E” i a “O” en Nossa Fala:
      Tampocu era normal en o leonés antiguu, según os estudius dos escritus i textus estudiaus, por ejemplu por Menéndez Pidal, quen tamén viñu i estudió o mañegu.
      Neither was it normal in Old Leonese, according to studies of the writings and the texts studied, by Menéndez Pidal for example, who also came and studied Mañego.

Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

era

  1. first/third-person singular imperfect indicative of ser

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

era (plural eras)

  1. era

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin aera.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

era f (plural ere)

  1. age, epoch, period
  2. (geology) era

Verb[edit]

era

  1. third-person singular impfect indicative of essere

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Ladino[edit]

Verb[edit]

era (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling אירה‎)

  1. first-person singular imperfect indicative of ser
  2. third-person singular imperfect indicative of ser

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

era f (genitive erae, masculine erus); first declension

  1. mistress (of a house, with respect to the servants)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative era erae
Genitive erae erārum
Dative erae erīs
Accusative eram erās
Ablative erā erīs
Vocative era erae

Luganda[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

era

  1. and then (only used for occurrences in chronological order)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

The Essentials of Luganda, J. D. Chesswas, 4th edition. Oxford University Press: Nairobi. 1967, p. 95.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

era

  1. (archaic or dialectal) plural present of vera

Occitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Article[edit]

era f

  1. feminine singular of eth

Pronoun[edit]

era

  1. (Gascony) she

Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *aiʀu, from Proto-Germanic *aizō.

Noun[edit]

ēra f

  1. honour
  2. dignity

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Dutch: êre
    • Dutch: eer
      • Afrikaans: eer
      • Negerhollands: eer
    • Limburgish: ieër

Further reading[edit]

  • ēra”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *aiʀu, from Proto-Germanic *aizō, whence also Old English ār, Old Norse eir.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ēra f

  1. honour
  2. renown
  3. respect

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Henry Frowde, An Old High German Primer
  • Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer with grammar, notes and glossary, Second Edition

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *aiʀu, from Proto-Germanic *aizō, whence also Old English ār, Old Norse eir.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ēra f

  1. honour
  2. renown
  3. glory

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Old Tupi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔɛɾa/, /ˈtɛɾa/

Noun[edit]

era

  1. name

Usage notes[edit]

  • The stem era could never be used inside a sentence without a prefix. The absolute form tera was used whenever the noun was not possessed.

References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

era f

  1. era

Declension[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • era in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • era in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛ.ɾɐ/, [ˈɛ.ɾɐ]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inflected form of ser (to be).

Verb[edit]

era

  1. first-person singular (eu) imperfect indicative of ser
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) imperfect indicative of ser

Etymology 2[edit]

From Late Latin aera.

Noun[edit]

era f (plural eras)

  1. era (time period of indeterminate length, generally more than one year)
    Synonym: época
  2. (archaeology) age (period of human prehistory)
    Synonym: idade
  3. (geology) era (unit of time, smaller than aeons and greater than periods)
Derived terms[edit]

Rapa Nui[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *e-la. Cognates include Tuamotuan era and Maori ērā.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈe.ɾa/
  • Hyphenation: e‧ra

Determiner[edit]

era

  1. that
    Te vaka era.That canoe.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Veronica Du Feu (1996) Rapanui (Descriptive Grammars), Routledge, →ISBN, page 145
  • Paulus Kieviet (2017) A grammar of Rapa Nui[3], Berlin: Language Science Press, →ISBN, page 194

Romanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

era

  1. third-person singular imperfect indicative of fi: he/she was (being)
    el era pierdut
    he was lost
    el era sarcastic
    he was being sarcastic

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

era f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of eră

Rwanda-Rundi[edit]

Verb[edit]

-êra (infinitive kwêra, perfective -êze)

  1. be white
  2. be pure, be innocent
  3. be holy
  4. be ripe

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin aera.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ěːra/
  • Hyphenation: e‧ra

Noun[edit]

éra f (Cyrillic spelling е́ра)

  1. era

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: e‧ra

Etymology 1[edit]

see ser

Verb[edit]

era

  1. First-person singular (yo) imperfect indicative form of ser.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperfect indicative form of ser.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) imperfect indicative form of ser.

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Late Latin aera.

Noun[edit]

era f (plural eras)

  1. era, age
    la Nueva EraNew Age
  2. (geology) era

Etymology 3[edit]

Inherited from Latin ārea. Compare the borrowed doublet área.

Noun[edit]

era f (plural eras)

  1. threshing floor
  2. tipple

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Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse yðr, yðar, from Proto-Germanic *izwiz.

Pronoun[edit]

era (singular form er)

  1. your, yours (multiple owners of more than one object)
  2. you (only in this use:)
    Era jävla idioter!
    You bloody idiots!
    Era små fan!
    You little bastards!

Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin aera.

Noun[edit]

era c

  1. era

Declension[edit]

Declension of era 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative era eran eror erorna
Genitive eras erans erors erornas

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Tause[edit]

Noun[edit]

era

  1. water

See also[edit]

  • ira (Weirate and Deirate dialects)

References[edit]