her

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See also: hér and her-

English[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

her (possessive pronoun)

  1. (attributive) Belonging to her.
    This is her book

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hezōi. Cognate with Dutch haar, Middle Low German er(e) and North Frisian hör.

Pronoun[edit]

her (personal)

  1. The form of she used after a preposition or as the object of a verb; that woman, that ship, etc.
    Give it to her (after preposition)
    He wrote her a letter (indirect object)
    He treated her for a cold (direct object)
    • February 1896, Ground-swells, by Jeannette H. Walworth, published in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine; page 183:
      "Then what became of her?"
      "Her? Which ‘her’? The park is full of ‘hers’."
      "The lady with the green feathers in her hat. A big Gainsborough hat. I am quite sure it was Miss Hartuff."

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hér.

Adverb[edit]

her

  1. here

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

her

  1. here

Usage notes[edit]

  • Not in common usage, "hier" is rather used. "her" is only used in expressions like the ones below.

Derived terms[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hér.

Adverb[edit]

her

  1. here

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old High German hera.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

her

  1. hither, to this place, to here, to me/us
  2. ago

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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

hēr

  1. Romanization of 𐌷𐌴𐍂

Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse herr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

her m (genitive singular hers, nominative plural herir)

  1. army, military

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Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian.

Adverb[edit]

her

  1. every, each
  2. anyone
  3. anyway

Limburgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hieër

Noun[edit]

her m

  1. vocative of hieër
  2. mister!
  3. Lord!

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hér.

Adverb[edit]

her

  1. here

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hér.

Adverb[edit]

her

  1. here
    Det er fint å vera her.
    It's nice to be here.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

her m (definite singular heren, indefinite plural herar, definite plural herane)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by hær

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hē₂r, apparently from the stem *hi- ‘this’; the exact formation is unclear. Cognate with Old Saxon hēr, Old High German hiar, Old Norse hér, Gothic 𐌷𐌴𐍂 (her).

Adverb[edit]

hēr

  1. here
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[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).

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Noun[edit]

hēr n

  1. hair
Descendants[edit]

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *hairaz, whence also Old English hār, Old Norse hárr.

Adjective[edit]

hēr

  1. old

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian هر (har).

Adjective[edit]

her

  1. every

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

her (plural hers)

  1. hair

Declension[edit]


Zazaki[edit]

Noun[edit]

her

  1. donkey