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 ehe (before).

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, (Please provide the book title or journal name):
      As plesaunt to the ere as the blacke sanctus Of a sad sorte vpon a mery pyn.

Anagrams[edit]

Basque[edit]

Pronunciation[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 of eer

Verb[edit]

ere

  1. (dated or formal) 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]

Declension of ere (ÕS type 2/õpik, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative ere eredad
accusative nom.
gen. ereda
genitive eredate
partitive eredat eredaid
illative eredasse eredatesse
eredaisse
inessive eredas eredates
eredais
elative eredast eredatest
eredaist
allative eredale eredatele
eredaile
adessive eredal eredatel
eredail
ablative eredalt eredatelt
eredailt
translative eredaks eredateks
eredaiks
terminative eredani eredateni
essive eredana eredatena
abessive eredata eredateta
comitative eredaga eredatega

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

Manchu[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ere

  1. Romanization of ᡝᡵᡝ

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]

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. The ear (organ that receives sound):
    1. The auricle; the outside of the ear.
    2. The ear canal; the inside channel of the ear.
  2. The sense of hearing; the ability to hear.
  3. The level of attention given to someone speaking.
  4. A handle or grip.
  5. A portion of the heart with an earlike shape.
Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ere

  1. Alternative form of eere (ear of grain)

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

ere

  1. Alternative form of here (army)

Etymology 4[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ere

  1. Alternative form of here (their)

Etymology 5[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ere

  1. Alternative form of hire (her)

Pronoun[edit]

ere

  1. Alternative form of hire (hers)

Etymology 6[edit]

Verb[edit]

ere

  1. Alternative form of aren

Etymology 7[edit]

Verb[edit]

ere

  1. Alternative form of eren (to plough)

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]

Declension of ēre (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative ēre ēra
genitive ēre ēra, ērena
dative ēre ērum, ērem, ēron
accusative ēre ēra

Descendants[edit]

  • Saterland Frisian: Eere
  • West Frisian: eare

References[edit]

  • Köbler, Gerhard, Altfriesisches Wörterbuch (4th edition 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]

  • IPA(key): /ˈeɾe/ [ˈe.ɾe]
  • Rhymes: -eɾe
  • Syllabification: e‧re

Etymology 1[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]

Etymology 2[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]

Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Contraction[edit]

ere

  1. (colloquial) Contraction of är det (is it, it is).

Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: e‧re
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔeɾe/, [ˈʔɛ.ɾɛ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Spanish ere, the Spanish name of the letter R/r.

Noun[edit]

ere (Baybayin spelling ᜁᜇᜒ)

  1. (historical) the name of the Latin-script letter R, in the Abecedario.
    Synonyms: (in the Filipino alphabet) ar, (in the Abakada alphabet) ra
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See eyre.

Noun[edit]

ere (Baybayin spelling ᜁᜇᜒ)

  1. (common) Alternative form of eyre

Further reading[edit]

  • ere”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018

Tocharian B[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

ere m

  1. appearance, complexion (of skin)

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Adams, Douglas Q. (2013), “ere”, in A Dictionary of Tocharian B: Revised and Greatly Enlarged (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 10), Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, →ISBN

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 (d. 1827) (before 1828), 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, published 1867, page 38

Yoruba[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

èrè

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Erè

From Proto-Yoruba *e-rè, from Proto-Edekiri *e-rè, ultimately from Proto-Yoruboid *é-lè, compare with Igala élè, Olukumi érè

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
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.
Derived terms[edit]

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

Compare with Igala úlé

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

  1. afternoon