zeer

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

zeer

  1. A poison

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Etymology 1[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

zeer (comparative zeerder, superlative zeerst)

  1. sore, painful
  2. painful, grieving
  3. hurtful
  4. affected by a painful skin syndrome
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of zeer
uninflected zeer
inflected zere
comparative zeerder
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial zeer zeerder het zeerst
het zeerste
indefinite m./f. sing. zere zeerdere zeerste
n. sing. zeer zeerder zeerste
plural zere zeerdere zeerste
definite zere zeerdere zeerste
partitive zeers zeerders
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Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

zeer n (plural zeren, diminutive zeertje n)

  1. A physical pain, ache, hurt
  2. grief, suffering
  3. (archaic) A sore spot; crust on a wound, boil etc;
  4. (archaic) A cause of physical pain, notably disease; discomfort, uneasiness
  5. (obsolete) A flaw, fault, sin, defect
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle Dutch sêre, from Old Dutch sēro.

Adverb[edit]

zeer

  1. (literally) sorely, painfully, notably in zeer doen 'to hurt'
  2. (figuratively) very, to a high degree or intensity
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