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 geochronologic unit of tens to hundreds of millions of years; a subdivision of an eon, and subdivided into 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]

    Declension of era
singular plural
nominative era
eralar
definite accusative eranı
eraları
dative eraya
eralara
locative erada
eralarda
ablative eradan
eralardan
definite genitive eranın
eraların
    Possessive forms of era
nominative
singular plural
mənim (my) eram eralarım
sənin (your) eran eraların
onun (his/her/its) erası eraları
bizim (our) eramız eralarımız
sizin (your) eranız eralarınız
onların (their) erası or eraları eraları
accusative
singular plural
mənim (my) eramı eralarımı
sənin (your) eranı eralarını
onun (his/her/its) erasını eralarını
bizim (our) eramızı eralarımızı
sizin (your) eranızı eralarınızı
onların (their) erasını or eralarını eralarını
dative
singular plural
mənim (my) erama eralarıma
sənin (your) erana eralarına
onun (his/her/its) erasına eralarına
bizim (our) eramıza eralarımıza
sizin (your) eranıza eralarınıza
onların (their) erasına or eralarına eralarına
locative
singular plural
mənim (my) eramda eralarımda
sənin (your) eranda eralarında
onun (his/her/its) erasında eralarında
bizim (our) eramızda eralarımızda
sizin (your) eranızda eralarınızda
onların (their) erasında or eralarında eralarında
ablative
singular plural
mənim (my) eramdan eralarımdan
sənin (your) erandan eralarından
onun (his/her/its) erasından eralarından
bizim (our) eramızdan eralarımızdan
sizin (your) eranızdan eralarınızdan
onların (their) erasından or eralarından eralarından
genitive
singular plural
mənim (my) eramın eralarımın
sənin (your) eranın eralarının
onun (his/her/its) erasının eralarının
bizim (our) eramızın eralarımızın
sizin (your) eranızın eralarınızın
onların (their) erasının or eralarının eralarının

Further reading[edit]

  • era” in Obastan.com.

Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

era inan

  1. manner

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin aera.

Noun[edit]

era f (plural eres)

  1. era (time period)
    Synonym: època

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]


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

Verb[edit]

era

  1. optional irregular past tense form of esser ("to be")

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 imperfect 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

Declension[edit]



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]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed 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]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin eram and erat.

Verb[edit]

era

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

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

Derived terms[edit]


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

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈeɾa/, [ˈe.ɾa]
  • Hyphenation: e‧ra

Etymology 1[edit]

see ser

Verb[edit]

era

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

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed 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

Further reading[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Alternative forms[edit]

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

Anagrams[edit]


Tause[edit]

Noun[edit]

era

  1. water

See also[edit]

  • ira (Weirate and Deirate dialects)

References[edit]