ers

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See also: ERS, ERs, and -ers

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

ers

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

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

ers

  1. plural of er

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Occitan èrs, from Latin ervum (vetch).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ers m (plural ers)

  1. (botany) bitter vetch, ervil (Vicia ervilia)
  2. (botany) Lens ervoides

Further reading[edit]


German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eːɐ̯s/
  • Hyphenation: ers

Contraction[edit]

ers

  1. Contraction of er es.
    • 1843, Brothers Grimm, “Marienkind”, in Kinder- und Haus-Märchen, Band 1[1], 5th edition, page 14:
      Am andern Morgen, als das Kind nicht zu finden war, gieng ein Gemurmel unter den Leuten, die Königin wäre eine Menschenfresserin, und hätte ihr eigenes Kind umgebracht. Sie hörte alles, und konnte nichts dagegen sagen, der König aber hatte sie zu lieb als daß ers glauben wollte.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

ers

  1. Alternative form of ars

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English ers, form of ars, from Old English ears, ærs, from Proto-Germanic *arsaz.

Noun[edit]

ers (plural erses)

  1. arse, buttocks

Swedish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ers

  1. your (only in address); a contraction of the archaic eders, being a genitive form of er
    ers majestät = Your Majesty
    ers höghet = Your Highness

Anagrams[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ers

  1. since
  2. for (a period of time)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The present tense, rather than the perfect, is normally used with periods that extend to the present.

Conjunction[edit]

ers

  1. since

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
ers unchanged unchanged hers
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.