hær

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse herr, from Proto-Germanic *harjaz (army), from Proto-Indo-European *ker- (war).

Noun[edit]

hær c (singular definite hæren, plural indefinite hære)

  1. army
  2. host (multitude of people arrayed as an army)

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

hær

  1. Alternative form of her (hair)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse herr.

Noun[edit]

hær m (definite singular hæren, indefinite plural hærer, definite plural hærene)

  1. an army

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (former reform[s] only): her

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse herr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hær m (definite singular hæren, indefinite plural hærar, definite plural hærane)

  1. army
    Landet hadde den største hæren i området.
    The country had the largest army in the area.
  2. large/huge amount, flock
    Det kom ein heil hær av grashopper.
    A huge amount of grasshoppers came.

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hērą, from Proto-Indo-European *keres- (rough hair, bristle). Cognate with Old Saxon hār, Dutch haar, Old High German hār (German Haar), Old Norse hár (Swedish hår).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hǣr n

  1. hair

Usage Notes[edit]

When referring to someone's hair collectively, this word is often used in the plural: Se ēadiġa wæs blīðe on andwlitan, mid hwītum hǣrum ("The blessed man was cheerful in aspect, with white hair", lit. "hairs").

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