ert

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See also: ERT, -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).

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Verb[edit]

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

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

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *erctus, from Latin erectus. Doublet of erecte, a learned borrowing.

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Adjective[edit]

ert (feminine erta, masculine plural erts, feminine plural ertes)

  1. stiff, rigid

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ert, est. Cognate with Icelandic ert, Swedish äst.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛɹt/, [ɛɻ̊ʈ]
  • in the phrase "ert tú": IPA(key): /ɛɹt tʰʉuː/, [ˈɛɻ̊ʈʉuː]

Verb[edit]

ert

  1. (you) are, second-person present singular of vera (to be)
    ert vøkuryou (f) are beautiful
    ert vakuryou (m) are beautiful
    ert tú giftur?are you (m) married?
    ert tú gift?are you (f) married?
    ert tú ...?are you ...?

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of vera (irregular)
infinitive vera
supine verið
participle verandi -
present past
first singular eri var
second singular ert vart
third singular er var
plural eru vóru
imperative
singular ver!
plural verið!

Icelandic[edit]

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Verb[edit]

ert

  1. you are, 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

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

ert

  1. Alternative form of art: second-person singular present of been (to be)

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Noun[edit]

ert (plural ertes or erten)

  1. Alternative form of herte (heart)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ertr (feminine plural)

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Noun[edit]

ert f or 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
erter

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ertr f pl, from Proto-Germanic *arwīts (pea).

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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]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

ert

  1. third-person singular imperfect indicative of estre

Old Norse[edit]

Verb[edit]

ert

  1. second-person singular present active indicative of vera

Descendants[edit]

Some from older variant est.

  • Icelandic: ert
  • Faroese: ert
  • Old Swedish: est
  • Danish: est

Scots[edit]

Verb[edit]

ert (third-person singular simple present erts, present participle ertin, simple past ertit, past participle ertit)

  1. Alternative form of airt (to incite)

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Swedish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ert

  1. neuter of er

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