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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  • Haitian Creole:
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Further reading[edit]

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

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[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

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • hier”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • hier”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

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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