hers

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See also: her's, Hers, and Her's

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English hires, heres, hers, attested since the 1300s. Equivalent to her +‎ -s (compare -'s).[1]

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Pronoun[edit]

hers

  1. That which belongs to her; the possessive case of she, used without a following noun. [from 12th c.]
    • 1791, Ann Radcliffe, The Romance of the Forest, Penguin 1999, p. 335:
      The life of La Motte, who had more than saved her's […], depended on the testimony she should give.
    • 2019, Gaby Hinsliff, The Guardian, 31 August:
      The rest of us, meanwhile, would do well to accept that one woman’s choice is just that; hers and hers alone, not the standard by which all must be judged.

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Noun[edit]

hers

  1. plural of her

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2021), “hers”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

hers

  1. indefinite genitive singular of her

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hers

  1. Alternative form of hires (hers)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hers

  1. Alternative form of heres (theirs)

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

hers

  1. Alternative form of ars (anus; buttocks)

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

hers

  1. Alternative form of hereth: third-person singular present of heren (to hear)
  2. Alternative form of heren: plural present of heren (to hear)