harder

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

hard +‎ -er

Adjective[edit]

harder

  1. comparative form of hard: more hard
    He is more likely to succeed because he tries harder.
    Steel is harder than copper so we use steel tools to cut copper pipes.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Afrikaans haarder (mullet).

Noun[edit]

harder (plural harders)

  1. Alternative spelling of haarder

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦɑr.dər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: har‧der
  • Rhymes: -ɑrdər

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch harder. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

harder m (plural harders)

  1. A mullet, fish of the family Mugilidae.
  2. A flathead mullet, flathead grey mullet, Mugil cephalus.
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: harder

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

harder

  1. Comparative form of hard

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

harder

  1. To harness together (hunting dogs etc)

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