mer

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

mer ‎(plural mers)

  1. (chemistry) A repeat unit: a structural unit which through repetition forms a polymer.
    • 2010, Mikell P. Groover, Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing (4th Edition), page 9:
      A polymer is a compound formed of repeating structural units called mers, whose atoms share electrons to form very large molecules.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

mer pl ‎(plural only)

  1. (fantasy) merpeople
    • 2013, Missy Fleming, Into the Deep (page 65)
      There are mermaids and mermen everywhere. They swim above us and linger in nooks and arched doorways. It's impossible not to stare. The mer are as diverse as humans—all ages, size, shape, and color.

Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *melum, from Latin mālum. Compare Daco-Romanian măr.

Noun[edit]

mer n (plural meari/meare)

  1. apple

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *melus, from Latin mālus.

Noun[edit]

mer m ‎(plural meri)

  1. apple tree

Derived terms[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse merr, from Proto-Germanic *marhijō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mer f (genitive singular merar, plural merar)

  1. mare, female horse

Declension[edit]

f6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mer merin merar merarnar
Accusative mer merina merar merarnar
Dative mer merini merum merunum
Genitive merar merarinnar mera meranna

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French mer, from Old French mer, from Latin mare, from Proto-Italic *mari, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mer f ‎(plural mers)

  1. sea (large body of water)
Descendants[edit]

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mer

  1. (transitive) to dare (to have courage to do something)
  2. (transitive) to get some liquid or grainy substance out of somewhere by turning in a bowl shaped object and let it fill

Conjugation[edit]

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

mer

  1. rafsi of merko.

Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mer

  1. unstressed form of mir

Declension[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French mer, from Latin mare, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

Noun[edit]

mer f (plural mers)

  1. sea (large body of water)

Descendants[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse meiri.

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mer

  1. comparative of mye

Adverb[edit]

mer

  1. more; used in forming the comparative form of long/foreign adjectives

Derived terms[edit]

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References[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mare, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

Noun[edit]

mer f ‎(oblique plural mers, nominative singular mer, nominative plural mers)

  1. sea (large body of water)

Descendants[edit]

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *batiz.

Adverb[edit]

mēr

  1. more

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to German wir.

Pronoun[edit]

mer

  1. we

References[edit]

  • Kate Burridge, Changes with Pennsylvania German, in Ethnosyntax (2002), page 226: mer saage nett [] (we don't say [])

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Vallader) mar

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mare, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

Noun[edit]

mer m (plural mers)

  1. (Puter) sea

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse meir, from Proto-Germanic *maiz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mer

  1. Comparative form of mycket, used in construction of comparative form of certain adjectives; more,

Walloon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French mer, from Latin mare, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

Noun[edit]

mer ? ‎(plural mers)

  1. sea

Welsh[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mer

  1. Nasal mutation of ber(short).

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
ber fer mer unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.