ofer

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See also: Ofer, OFer, o-fer, and ofer-

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈoʊfɚ/

Noun[edit]

ofer (plural ofers)

  1. Alternative form of oh for

Anagrams[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *obar, from Proto-Germanic *uber, from Proto-Indo-European *upér, a comparative form of *upo.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈo.fer/, [ˈo.ver]

Adverb[edit]

ofer

  1. over, above
  2. across

Preposition[edit]

ofer

  1. over, above
  2. across

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: over
    • English: over
    • Scots: ower
    • Yola: ower, oer, owr

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ōferaz.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈoː.fer/, [ˈoː.ver]

Noun[edit]

ōfer m

  1. border, edge; specifically, shore, riverbank
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ofer

  1. first-person singular present indicative/subjunctive of oferi

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *ọβer, from Proto-Celtic *awberos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ofer (feminine singular ofer, plural oferion, equative ofered, comparative oferach, superlative oferaf)

  1. futile, vain

Derived terms[edit]

  • ofera (to idle, to loiter)
  • oferedd (vanity, frivolity)
  • ofergoel (superstition)
  • oferwr (good-for-nothing, waster)

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
ofer unchanged unchanged hofer
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.