ere

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English er, from Old English ǣr (adverb, conjunction, and preposition), from Proto-West Germanic *airi, from Proto-Germanic *airiz, comparative of Proto-Germanic *airi (early), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éyeri (day, morning) (compare Avestan 𐬀𐬫𐬀𐬭(ayar, day), Gk. ἠέριος (ēérios, at daybreak), see also era, Albanian herët (early in the morning, at daybreak) ). The adverb erstwhile retains the Old English superlative ǣrest (earliest). Cognate with Saterland Frisian eer (before), Dutch eer (before, sooner than), German eher (earlier).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • yer [15th–16th c.]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ere (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) At an earlier time. [10th–17th c.]

Preposition[edit]

ere

  1. (poetic, archaic) Before; sooner than.
Translations[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ere

  1. (poetic, archaic) Before.

Quotations[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ere (plural eres)

  1. Obsolete form of ear.
    • 1533, R. Saltwood:
      As plesaunt to the ere as the blacke sanctus Of a sad sorte vpon a mery pyn.

Anagrams[edit]


Basque[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ere

  1. also

Coastal Konjo[edit]

Noun[edit]

ere

  1. water

Further reading[edit]


Danish[edit]

Verb[edit]

ere

  1. (obsolete) present plural of være

Usage notes[edit]

  • Plural verbs were made optional in 1900.

Related terms[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ere

  1. (archaic) Dative singular form of eer

Verb[edit]

ere

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of eren

Anagrams[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *heredä. Possibly the same root as in erk. Compare Finnish hereä, Livvi herei and Veps hered.

Adjective[edit]

ere (genitive ereda, partitive eredat, comparative eredam, superlative kõige eredam)

  1. bright

Declension[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ér +‎ -e (possessive suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛrɛ]
  • Hyphenation: ere

Noun[edit]

ere

  1. third-person singular single-possession possessive of ér

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative ere
accusative erét
dative erének
instrumental erével
causal-final eréért
translative erévé
terminative eréig
essive-formal ereként
essive-modal eréül
inessive erében
superessive erén
adessive erénél
illative erébe
sublative erére
allative eréhez
elative eréből
delative eréről
ablative erétől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
eréé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
erééi

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ere f

  1. plural of era

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

ere

  1. vocative singular of erus

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch ēra, from Proto-West Germanic *aiʀu, from Proto-Germanic *aizō.

Noun[edit]

êre f

  1. glory, fame
  2. honour, respect
  3. worship
  4. decency, etiquette
Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]
  • Dutch: eer
    • Afrikaans: eer
    • Negerhollands: eer
  • Limburgish: ieër

Etymology 2[edit]

Adverb[edit]

êre

  1. Alternative form of êer

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Article[edit]

êre

  1. feminine genitive/dative singular of êen

Further reading[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ere

  1. Alternative form of hire (her)

Pronoun[edit]

ere

  1. Alternative form of hire (hers)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English ēare, from Proto-West Germanic *auʀā, from Proto-Germanic *ausô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ṓws.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ere (plural eren or eres)

  1. ear (organ that receives sound)
  2. The auricle; the outside of the ear.
  3. The ear canal; the portion of the ear which is not apparent by sight.
  4. The power of hearing; the ability to detect sound.
  5. The level of attention given to someone speaking.
  6. A handle or grip.
  7. A portion of the heart with an earlike shape.
Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
References[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

ere

  1. Alternative form of eere (ear of grain)

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

ere

  1. Alternative form of here (army)

Etymology 5[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ere

  1. Alternative form of here (their)

Etymology 6[edit]

Verb[edit]

ere

  1. Alternative form of aren

Namia[edit]

Noun[edit]

ere

  1. woman

References[edit]

  • transnewguinea.org, citing D. C. Laycock, Languages of the Lumi Subdistrict (West Sepik District), New Guinea (1968), Oceanic Linguistics, 7 (1): 36-66

Old Frisian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *aiʀu, from Proto-Germanic *aizō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂oys-éh₂. Cognates include Old English āre, Old Saxon ēra and Old Dutch ēra.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈeːre/, [ˈɛːre]

Noun[edit]

ēre f

  1. honour

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Saterland Frisian: Eere
  • West Frisian: eare

References[edit]

  • Köbler, Gerhard, Altfriesisches Wörterbuch, (6. Auflage) 2014
  • Bremmer, Rolf H. (2009) An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, →ISBN

Purari[edit]

Noun[edit]

ere

  1. water

References[edit]

  • The Structural Violence of Resouce Extraction in the Purari Delta, in Tropical Forests Of Oceania: Anthropological Perspectives
  • Comparative wordlists (Karl James Franklin, Summer Institute of Linguistics) (1975)
  • Transnewguinea.org, citing G. E. MacDonald, The Teberan Language Family, pages 111-121, in The Linguistic Situation in the Gulf District and Adjacent Area, Papua New Guinea (editor K. J. Franklin) (1973)

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ere f

  1. inflection of eră:
    1. indefinite plural
    2. indefinite genitive/dative singular

Sa[edit]

Noun[edit]

ere

  1. village

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ere f (plural eres)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter R.
    Synonym: (represents both r and rr) erre

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

ere

  1. (colloquial) Apocopic form of eres; you are
    • 2019, “La venda”, in Amuza, performed by Miki Núñez:
      La venda ya cayó y serás como querías / Lo que ere, lo que ere, ere, ere, e
      The blindfold fell and you'll be however you wanted to be / What you are, what you are, you are, you are, a—

Further reading[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: e‧re
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔeɾe/

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish erre.

Noun[edit]

ere

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter R.

Etymology 2[edit]

See eyre.

Noun[edit]

ere

  1. (common) Alternative form of eyre

Tocharian B[edit]

Noun[edit]

ere m

  1. appearance, complexion (of skin)

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ere

  1. dative singular of er

Vilamovian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German ēra

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ēre f

  1. homage, honor
  2. fame

Yola[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ere

  1. Alternative form of eyver

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 38

Yoruba[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

èrè

  1. advantage, reward
  2. profit, reward
Derived terms[edit]
Usage notes[edit]
  • This noun is normally used with the verb jẹ

Etymology 2[edit]

Erè

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

erè

  1. python, specifically the Ball python, regarded as a symbol of the rainbow spirit, Òṣùmàrè
    Synonyms: òṣùmàrè, òjòlá

Etymology 3[edit]

Ère òrìṣà Èṣù méjì

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ère

  1. statue, figurine, sculpture
    ó gbẹ́ igi ní èreHe carved a wooden sculpture
Derived terms[edit]
Usage notes[edit]
  • This word is usually used with three verbs, gbẹ́ (to carve), mọ (to mold), or (to make a metal image), normally depending on the medium the sculpture is made in.

Etymology 4[edit]

Àwọn ọmọdé tó ń ṣe eré bọ́ọ̀lù afẹsẹ̀gbá
Àwọn ọmọbìnrin tó ń ṣe eré kan
Àwọn tó ń ṣe eré ìtàgé olórin kan

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eré

  1. physical play
    Synonyms: aré, iré
  2. game
    Ẹ kúrò nídìí ìdò, eré ọmọdé niStop playing with the ido seeds, it's a child's game
  3. race, run
    Synonym: eré ìje
    Eré tí ajá fogún ọdún sá; ìrìn fàájì ni fẹ́ṣin
    The race that took the dog twenty years to run is a leisurely stroll for the horse.
  4. drama, musical, play
  5. television show, movie, film
    Synonyms: fíìmù, sinimá
  6. joke, fun
    Synonyms: àwàdà, àpárá
    mo ń ṣe eré niI am only joking
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

From è- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ (to swell)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

èré

  1. inflamed or swollen part of the body

Etymology 6[edit]

From è- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ (to curse)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

èré

  1. curse
    Synonyms: èpè, èèdì, ègún
    ó fi wá ré èréHe put curses on us

Zazaki[edit]

Noun[edit]

ere n

  1. afternoon