heres

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See also: hères and here's

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

heres

  1. plural of here

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰeh₁ro- (derelict), from the root *ǵʰeh₁- (to leave behind, abandon). Cognate with Ancient Greek χήρα (khḗra, widow)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hērēs m or f (genitive hērēdis); third declension

  1. heir, heiress

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative hērēs hērēdēs
Genitive hērēdis hērēdum
Dative hērēdī hērēdibus
Accusative hērēdem hērēdēs
Ablative hērēde hērēdibus
Vocative hērēs hērēdēs

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Eastern Romance
    • Romanian: erede, herede
  • Italo-Dalmatian
  • Old Occitan: [Term?]
  • Old French: eir
  • Rhaeto-Romance
  • West Iberian

References[edit]

  • heres in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • heres in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • heres in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • heres in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to appoint some one as heir in one's will: aliquem heredem testamento scribere, facere
    • to be some one's heir: heredem esse alicui
    • sole heir; heir to three-quarters of the estate: heres ex asse, ex dodrante
    • heir to two-thirds of the property: heres ex besse
  • heres in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • heres in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From here +‎ -es.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɛris/, /ˈhɛːris/

Pronoun[edit]

heres (nominative he)

  1. Third-person plural genitive pronoun: theirs
    Synonym: heren
Alternative forms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • English: hers (obsolete)

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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

heres (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of hereos (love-sickness)

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

heres

  1. Alternative form of hires (hers)

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

heres

  1. plural of here (haircloth)

Etymology 5[edit]

Verb[edit]

heres

  1. Alternative form of herest: second-person singular present of heren