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era

EnglishEdit

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin aera.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

era (plural eras)

  1. A time period of indeterminate length, generally more than one year.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 6, The China Governess[1]:
      Even in an era when individuality in dress is a cult, his clothes were noticeable. He was wearing a hard hat of the low round kind favoured by hunting men, and with it a black duffle-coat lined with white.
    • 2012 January 1, Philip E. Mirowski, “Harms to Health from the Pursuit of Profits”, American Scientist, volume 100, number 1, page 87: 
      In an era when political leaders promise deliverance from decline through America’s purported preeminence in scientific research, the news that science is in deep trouble in the United States has been as unwelcome as a diagnosis of leukemia following the loss of health insurance.
  2. (geology) A unit of time, smaller than aeons and greater than periods.

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AsturianEdit

NounEdit

era f (plural eres)

  1. era (time period)

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BasqueEdit

NounEdit

era

  1. manner

CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

era

  1. first-person singular imperfect indicative form of ser
  2. third-person singular imperfect indicative form of ser

EsperantoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

era (plural eraj, accusative singular eran, accusative plural erajn)

  1. adjective form of ero (“bit, piece”).

FalaEdit

VerbEdit

era

  1. third-person singular imperfect indicative of sel
    • 2000, Domingo Frades Gaspar, Vamus a falal: Notas pâ coñocel y platical en nosa fala, Editora regional da Extremadura, Theme IV, Chapter 1: Non Diptongación da “E” i a “O” en Nossa Fala:
      Tampocu era normal en o leonés antiguu, según os estudius dos escritus i textus estudiaus, por ejemplu por Menéndez Pidal, quen tamén viñu i estudió o mañegu.
      Neither was it normal in Old Leonese, according to studies of the writings and the texts studied, by Menéndez Pidal for example, who also came and studied Mañego.

GalicianEdit

VerbEdit

era

  1. first-person singular imperfect indicative of ser
  2. third-person singular imperfect indicative of ser

InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

era (plural eras)

  1. era

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

era f (plural ere)

  1. age, epoch, period
  2. (geology) era

VerbEdit

era

  1. imperfect indicative third-person singular form of essere

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

era f (genitive erae); first declension

  1. mistress (of a house, with respect to the servants)

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative era erae
genitive erae erārum
dative erae erīs
accusative eram erās
ablative erā erīs
vocative era erae

LugandaEdit

ConjunctionEdit

era

  1. and then (only used for occurrences in chronological order)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

p. 95, The Essentials of Luganda, J. D. Chesswas, 4th edition. Oxford University Press: Nairobi. 1967.


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Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *aizō.

NounEdit

ēra f

  1. honour
  2. dignity

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Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *aizō, whence also Old English ār, Old Norse eir.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ēra f

  1. honour
  2. renown
  3. respect

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Henry Frowde, An Old High German Primer

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *aizō, whence also Old English ār, Old Norse eir.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ēra f

  1. honour
  2. renown
  3. glory

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Old TupiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔɛɾa/, /ˈtɛɾa/

NounEdit

era

  1. name

Usage notesEdit

  • The stem era could never be used inside a sentence without a prefix. The absolute form tera was used whenever the noun was not possessed.

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PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

era f

  1. era

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PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

Inflected form of ser (to be).

VerbEdit

era

  1. first-person singular imperfect indicative form of ser
  2. third-person singular imperfect indicative form of ser

Etymology 2Edit

From Late Latin aera.

NounEdit

era f (plural eras)

  1. era (time period of indeterminate length, generally more than one year)
  2. (archaeology) age (period of human prehistory)
  3. (geology) era (unit of time, smaller than aeons and greater than periods)
SynonymsEdit
  • (indeterminately lengthy time period): época
  • (period of human prehistory): idade
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Rapa NuiEdit

PronounEdit

era

  1. that

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

era

  1. third-person singular imperfect form of fi. he/she was (being)
    el era ieri prost
    he was being an idiot yesterday

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin aera.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ěːra/
  • Hyphenation: e‧ra

NounEdit

éra f (Cyrillic spelling е́ра)

  1. era

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SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

see ser

VerbEdit

era

  1. First-person singular (yo) imperfect indicative form of ser.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperfect indicative form of ser.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) imperfect indicative form of ser.

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Late Latin aera.

NounEdit

era f (plural eras)

  1. era

Etymology 3Edit

From Latin ārea.

NounEdit

era f (plural eras)

  1. threshing floor
  2. tipple

SwedishEdit

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era c

  1. era

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PronounEdit

era (singular form er)

  1. your, yours (multiple owners of more than one object)

DeclensionEdit