seer

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

see +‎ -er (agent suffix).

Noun[edit]

seer (plural seers)

  1. One who sees something; an eyewitness.
  2. One who foretells the future; a clairvoyant, prophet, soothsayer or diviner.
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Etymology 2[edit]

See sihr.

Noun[edit]

seer (plural seers)

  1. Alternative form of sihr

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From se (to see) +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

seer c (singular definite seeren, plural indefinite seere)

  1. viewer (someone who watches television)
  2. seer (someone who foretells the future)

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch sēr, from Proto-Germanic *sairaz.

Adjective[edit]

sêer

  1. painful, sore
  2. sick
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  • Dutch: zeer

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Dutch sēr, from Proto-Germanic *sairą.

Noun[edit]

sêer n

  1. pain, ache
  2. sorrow, emotional pain
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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English sēar.

Noun[edit]

seer

  1. Alternative form of sere (dry)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse sér.

Adjective[edit]

seer

  1. Alternative form of sere (differing)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From se +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

seer m (definite singular seeren, indefinite plural seere, definite plural seerne)

  1. (TV) a viewer
  2. a seer, prophet

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sedēre, present active infinitive of sedeō.

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Verb[edit]

seer

  1. to be
    • 13th century, Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, Quen vai contra Santa María con sobervia :
      [...] contra a que vencer foi ao démo per saber ser homildosa [...]
      [...] against her who defeated the devil by being humble [...]

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Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sedēre, present active infinitive of sedeō. As time passed, it merged with ser (to be), from Latin sum (to be).

Verb[edit]

seer

  1. to sit
    • 9th century, Anonymous, Glosas Emilianenses :
      in domo tua manes (tu siedes)
      [in Latin] you sit/remain at home, [in Old Spanish, glossing Latin manēs ‘you remain’] you sit/remain
    • between 1140-1207, Anonymous (or Per Abbat), Cantar de mío Cid 1001:
      Las armas auien presas & sedien sobre los cauallos
      They had taken up arms and were sitting on their horses
    • between 1140-1207, Anonymous (or Per Abbat), Cantar de mío Cid 3118:
      Sed en ũtro escaño com̃o Rey a señor
      (modernized spelling) Sed (=Sé) en vuestro escaño, como rey a señor
      Sit on your chair, as a king [overlooking] a lord
    • 1250, Anonymous, Pre-Alphonsian Bible E6 Mark.13.22:
      e farã ſignos é marauillas pora engannar los eſcogidos ſi ſeer puede
      (modernized spelling) E farán (=harán) signos e maravillas pora (=para) engañar los escogidos si seer puede
      And they shall make signs and wonders to trick the elect if it can be (=if it's possible)