somer

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

somer (plural somers)

  1. (obsolete or eye dialect) Summer.
    • 1853, Various, Notes and Queries, Number 182, April 23, 1853[1]:
      To the examples alleged by Richardson, in his Dictionary, add the following: "I se it by ensaunple In somer tyme on trowes; Ther some bowes ben leved, And some bereth none, There is a meschief in the more Of swiche manere bowes."
    • 1895, John Knox, The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)[2]:
      In Scotland, that somer, was nothing but myrth; for all yead[515] with the preastis eavin at thare awin pleasur.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch zomer.

Noun[edit]

somer (plural somers)

  1. summer

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch *sumar, from Proto-Germanic *sumaraz.

Noun[edit]

sōmer m

  1. summer
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Dutch *sōmari, from Medieval Latin sagmārius.

Noun[edit]

sômer m

  1. beast of burden, especially a horse
  2. pack, case (which is loaded onto and carried by a horse)
Inflection[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • somer (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • somer (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • somer (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • somer (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English sumor.

Noun[edit]

somer (plural somers)

  1. summer

Descendants[edit]