ert

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See also: ERT, ért, and -ért

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English erten, ertin, from Old Norse erta (to provoke, incite, tease), from Proto-Germanic *artijaną (to excite, tease), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erdi-, *h₂erd- (sharp point, stinger). Cognate with Icelandic erta (to irritate), Norwegian erta (to taunt), Swedish ärta (to tease, jibe), Old Irish aird (point, ord, end point), Ancient Greek ἄρδις (árdis, arrowhead).

Verb[edit]

ert (third-person singular simple present erts, present participle erting, simple past and past participle erted)

  1. (transitive, Britain dialectal) To incite; urge on; encourage.
  2. (transitive, Britain dialectal) To irritate; grill; provoke.
  3. (intransitive, Britain dialectal) To be eager, prone; hurry.
  4. (transitive, Britain dialectal) To make as if to strike; argue (with); strive after; try to obtain.
  5. (intransitive, Britain dialectal) To strive onward and upward.

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɛʃt]
  • in the phrase "ert tú": IPA(key): [ˈɛʃtʉu]

Verb[edit]

ert

  1. (you) are, 2. person present singular of vera (to be)
    • ert vøkur - you (f) are beautiful
    • ert vakur - you (m) are beautiful
    • ertgiftur? - are you (m) married?
    • ertgift? - are you (f) married?
    • ert tú ...? - are you ...?

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Icelandic[edit]

Verb[edit]

ert

  1. you are, the second person of vera (meaning "to be")
    Þú ert skemmtileg.
    You are fun. (referring to a girl)
    Hver ert þú?
    Who are you?

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Ladin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ars, artis.

Noun[edit]

ert m (plural erc)

  1. art

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ertr (feminine plural)

Noun[edit]

ert f, m (definite singular erta or erten, indefinite plural erter, definite plural ertene)

  1. a pea (plant and vegetable)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ertr (plural)

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Noun[edit]

ert f (definite singular erta, indefinite plural erter, definite plural ertene)

  1. a pea (plant and vegetable)

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Old French[edit]

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Verb[edit]

ert

  1. third-person singular imperfect indicative of estre

Swedish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ert

  1. neuter form of er

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