ire

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See also: Ire, IrE, IRE, iré, íre, ìre, Irē, -ire, and -iré

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English ire, yre, shortened form of iren (coiron). More at iron.

Noun[edit]

ire

  1. (obsolete) Iron.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English ire, from Old French ire (ire), from Latin īra (wrath, rage), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eysh₂- (to fall upon, act sharply) (compare Old English ofost (haste, zeal), Old Norse eisa (to race forward), Ancient Greek ἱερός (hierós, supernatural, holy), οἶστρος (oîstros, frenzy; gadfly), Avestan 𐬀𐬈𐬯𐬨𐬀(aesma, anger), Sanskrit एषति (eṣati, to drive on)). Compare also Middle English irre, erre (anger, wrath), from Old English yrre, ierre, eorre (anger, wrath).

Noun[edit]

ire (uncountable)

  1. (literary, poetic) Great anger; wrath; keen resentment.
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Verb[edit]

ire (third-person singular simple present ires, present participle iring, simple past and past participle ired)

  1. (transitive) To anger; to fret; to irritate.
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Dongxiang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *ire-, compare Mongolian ирэх (irekh), Daur irgw.

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ire

  1. to come

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ire f (plural ires)

  1. (archaic, literary or poetic) ire, anger
    Synonym: colère

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

ire f

  1. plural of ira

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin īre, present active infinitive of ; see also gire.

Verb[edit]

ìre (no first-person singular present, no first-person singular past historic, past participle ìto, second-person singular imperative ìte, auxiliary essere)

  1. (obsolete, regional, literary) to go
    Synonyms: andare, gire
Conjugation[edit]
  • Highly defective. Only the following forms are found in current regional use:
    • ite (second person plural present indicative and imperative)
    • ito (past participle, and hence all composed tenses)
  • The following additional forms are found in archaic or poetic use:
    • ìva, ìvano (third person singular and plural imperfect indicative)
    • irémo, iréte (first and second person plural future indicative)
    • ìsti, ìrono (second person singular and third person plural past historic)
    • èa (singular present subjuncive)

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Latin[edit]

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Verb[edit]

īre

  1. present active infinitive of

References[edit]

  • ire in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ire

  1. Alternative form of hire (her)

Pronoun[edit]

ire

  1. Alternative form of hire (hers)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ire

  1. Alternative form of hire (her)

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

ire

  1. Alternative form of ere (ear)

Etymology 4[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ire

  1. Alternative form of here (their)

Etymology 5[edit]

From Old French ire (ire) or Latin īra (wrath, rage). See English ire for more.

Noun[edit]

ire (uncountable)

  1. anger; wrath

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French ire < Latin īra.

Noun[edit]

ire f (plural ires)

  1. ire; rage; fury

Descendants[edit]

  • French: ire

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

ire m (definite singular iren, indefinite plural irer, definite plural irene)

  1. person from Ireland, Irishman.
    Synonyms: irlender, irlending

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

ire m (definite singular iren, indefinite plural irar, definite plural irane)

  1. person from Ireland, Irishman.
    Synonyms: irlendar, irlending

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin īra.

Noun[edit]

ire f (oblique plural ires, nominative singular ire, nominative plural ires)

  1. ire, anger, rage

Descendants[edit]

  • English: ire
  • French: ire (now rare)

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Old Saxon[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hiz.

Pronoun[edit]

ire

  1. Alternative form of ira

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

ire

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of irar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of irar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of irar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of irar

Yoruba[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare with oore (blessing) and rere (goodness)

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Noun[edit]

ire

  1. good fortune, good luck
    Synonyms: aásìkí, àlùbáríkà
  2. goodness, kindness
    Synonym: rere
    Antonym: ìkà
    ire l'ó pé, ìkà kò péOnly goodness brings a positive result, wickedness does not
  3. A prefix used in unisex given names (ex. Irégbèmí)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Igi ire

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Noun[edit]

ire

  1. the tree Funtumia elastica

Etymology 3[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ìre

  1. blessings
    Synonyms: àlùbáríkà, báríkà, oore, ìbùkún

Etymology 4[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ìré

  1. tail feather
    bákùkọ́ bá ń kọ, jìnnìjìnnnì níí mú ìré ìdí i rẹ̀when a rooster crows, a state of vibration will overwhelm its tail feathers
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Etymology 5[edit]

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irè

  1. farm produce, harvest
    Synonym: irè oko
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Etymology 6[edit]

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Noun[edit]

iré

  1. play, sport
    Synonyms: eré, aré
    wọ́n ń ṣiré erùpẹ̀They were playing with dirt
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