eter

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See also: éter, èter, Éter, and Èter

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ētere. Equivalent to eten (to eat) +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈeː.tər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: eter
  • Rhymes: -eːtər

Noun[edit]

eter m (plural eters, diminutive etertje n)

  1. eater

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Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia id

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch ether, from Middle Dutch ether, from Latin aethēr, from Ancient Greek αἰθήρ (aithḗr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ètêr (plural eter-eter, first-person possessive eterku, second-person possessive etermu, third-person possessive eternya)

  1. ether:
    1. (organic chemistry) organic compound containing an oxygen atom bonded to two hydrocarbon groups.
    2. (historical) fifth element of Aristotelian natural philosophy, supposed to be the building block of the heavens.
    3. (historical, physics) luminiferous aether, medium in which electromagnetic waves were supposed to occur.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse etari, equivalent to ete +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

eter m (definite singular eteren, indefinite plural etere, definite plural eterne)

  1. an eater

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin aether, from Ancient Greek αἰθήρ (aithḗr).

Noun[edit]

eter m (definite singular eteren, indefinite plural etere, definite plural eterne)

  1. ether (chemistry)
  2. ether (historical, in physics and philosophy)
  3. the airwaves

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

eter

  1. present of ete

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn
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 eterar on Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aether, from Ancient Greek αἰθήρ (aithḗr).

Noun[edit]

eter m (definite singular eteren, indefinite plural eterar, definite plural eterane)

  1. ether (chemistry)
  2. ether (historical, in physics and philosophy)
  3. the airwaves

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *enter (whence Welsh ythr), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁enter (between). Cognate with Latin inter (between) and Sanskrit अन्तर् (antár, between, within, into).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

eter

  1. between, among
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 7d10
      Do·adbadar sund trá causa pro qua scripta est æpistola .i. irbága ro·bátar leosom eter desciplu et debe; óentu immurgu eter a magistru. Mógi sidi uili do Día; acht do·rigénsat in descipuil dechor etarru et déu diib: is hed on ɔsecha-som hic.
      Here, then is shown the reason for which the epistle was written, i.e. they had had contentions and disagreements between the disciples; unity, however, among their masters. They are all servants to God; but the disciples had made a distinction between them and (made) gods of them; that is what he corrects here.

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: idir
  • Manx: eddyr
  • Scottish Gaelic: eadar

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Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse eitr, from Proto-Germanic *aitrą.

Noun[edit]

ēter n

  1. poison, venom
  2. pus

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French éther, from Latin aethēr, from Ancient Greek αἰθήρ (aithḗr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eter m inan

  1. ether (any compound with to hydrocarbon groups bonded to an oxygen atom)
  2. (informal) diethyl ether

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Further reading[edit]

  • eter in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • eter in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French éther, Latin aethēr.

Noun[edit]

eter m (plural eteri)

  1. (organic chemistry) ether (compound containing an oxygen atom bonded to two hydrocarbon groups)
  2. (archaic, physics) ether (substance once thought to fill all space)

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

eter n (plural eteruri)

  1. (figuratively) air, sky, atmosphere
  2. (ancient philosophy and alchemy, uncountable) ether (classical physical element)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek αἰθήρ (aithḗr); possibly via Latin or Old French.

Noun[edit]

eter c

  1. ether (a chemical)
    Sedan Morton (1846) lärt känna eterns bedöfvande verkan --Nordisk familjebok (1917)
  2. ether (once thought a substance filling all space, carrying electromagnetic waves; or the sky in general)
    Cedern strävar stolt mot eterns dag. --poetry by Erik Johan Stagnelius (c. 1820)
    Eterns tillvaro har ännu ej kunnat direkt påvisas --Nordisk familjebok (1881)

Declension[edit]

Declension of eter 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative eter etern
Genitive eters eterns

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish اتر(eter), from French éther, from Latin aethēr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eter (definite accusative eteri, plural eterler)

  1. (chemistry) ether

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative eter
Definite accusative eteri
Singular Plural
Nominative eter eterler
Definite accusative eteri eterleri
Dative etere eterlere
Locative eterde eterlerde
Ablative eterden eterlerden
Genitive eterin eterlerin