hier

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See also: Hier and hièr

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch hier.

Adverb[edit]

hier

  1. here

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

hier n

  1. plural indefinite of hi

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch hier, from Old Dutch hier, from Proto-Germanic *hē₂r.

Adverb[edit]

hier

  1. here
  2. (with a preposition) this

Usage notes[edit]

With a preposition, hier is used instead of dit to create a pronominal adverb. See also Category:Dutch pronominal adverbs.

Derived terms[edit]

See Category:Dutch pronominal adverbs

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin heri, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰǵʰyes.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hier

  1. yesterday
Descendants[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hier

  1. (obsolete) To stamp with a rod (hie).
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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German hiar, from Proto-Germanic *hē₂r. Cognate with Dutch hier, English here, Swedish här.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hier

  1. (location) here; in this place; refers to an environment one is currently in, or to something within reach
    Ich bin hier in diesem Dorf geboren.‎ ― I was born here in this village.
    Setzen wir uns hier aufs Sofa.‎ ― Let’s sit down here on the sofa.
  2. (location) there; right there; in that place; refers to something that is considered nearby, or can be seen and pointed at
    Die Kirche ist gleich hier am Ende der Straße.‎ ― The church is right there at the end of the street.
    Siehst du die Wolke hier neben der Bergspitze?‎ ― Can you see that cloud there next to the mountain top?
  3. (abstract) here (within this context)
    Die Frist wurde hier überhaupt nicht erwähnt.‎ ― The deadline was not mentioned here at all.
  4. used with the definite article or the determiner dieser(this, that) to express proximity (“this”)
    Die Kneipe hier ist sehr beliebt.‎ ― This pub is very popular.
    Hier der Stuhl ist kaputt.‎ ― This chair is broken.
    Dieser Schrank hier ist 200 Jahre alt.‎ ― This cupboard is 200 years old.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (there): da

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External links[edit]

  • hier in Duden online

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German hera. Compare German her.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hier

  1. here; hither (to this place)

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch hier, from Proto-Germanic *hē₂r.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hier

  1. here, in this place
  2. to here, hither
  3. now, at this time

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Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hier

  1. genitive plural of hra

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Frisian hēr, from Proto-Germanic *hērą, from Proto-Indo-European *keres-(rough hair, bristle). Compare English hair, Dutch haar, German Haar, Danish hår.

Noun[edit]

hier n

  1. hair (outgrowth of the epidermis of a human or animal)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

hier

  1. hire
  2. rent, rental
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