gers

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown.

Adjective[edit]

gers (comparative gerser, superlative meest gers or gerst)

  1. (Rotterdam) cool, nice

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

gers

  1. indefinite genitive singular of ger

Lithuanian[edit]

Verb[edit]

gers

  1. third-person singular future of gerti
  2. third-person plural future of gerti

Middle Dutch[edit]

Noun[edit]

gers n

  1. Alternative form of gras

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

gers

  1. Alternative form of gras

Old Frisian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *grasą.

Noun[edit]

gers n

  1. grass

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • North Frisian:
    Föhr-Amrum: gäärs
    Sylt: Gērs
  • Saterland Frisian: Gäärs
  • West Frisian: gers, gjers, jers

Samogitian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gers

  1. good

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian gers, gres, from Proto-Germanic *grasą, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreH₁- (to grow, become green).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gers n (plural gerzen, diminutive gerske)

  1. (Clay) grass

Alternative forms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • gers”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011