See also: ERT, ért, and -ért

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English erten, ertin, from Old Norse erta (to provoke, incite, tease), from Proto-Germanic *artijaną (to excite, tease), from Proto-Indo-European *ardi-, *ard- (sharp point, stinger). Cognate with Icelandic erta (to irritate), Norwegian erta (to taunt), Swedish ärta (to tease, jibe), Old Irish aird (point, ord, end point), Ancient Greek άρδις (árdis, arrowhead).

VerbEdit

ert (third-person singular simple present erts, present participle erting, simple past and past participle erted)

  1. (transitive, UK dialectal) To incite; urge on; encourage.
  2. (transitive, UK dialectal) To irritate; grill; provoke.
  3. (intransitive, UK dialectal) To be eager, prone; hurry.
  4. (transitive, UK dialectal) To make as if to strike; argue (with); strive after; try to obtain.
  5. (intransitive, UK dialectal) To strive onward and upward.

Derived termsEdit

  • ertand
  • erter
  • erting

FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɛʃt]
  • in the phrase "ert tú": IPA(key): [ˈɛʃtʉu]

VerbEdit

ert

  1. (you) are, 2. person present singular of vera (to be)
    • ert vøkur - you (f) are beautiful
    • ert vakur - you (m) are beautiful
    • ertgiftur? - are you (m) married?
    • ertgift? - are you (f) married?
    • ert tú ...? - are you ...?

ConjugationEdit


IcelandicEdit

VerbEdit

ert

  1. you are, the second person of vera (meaning "to be")
    Þú ert skemmtileg.
    You are fun. (referring to a girl)
    Hver ert þú?
    Who are you?

Derived termsEdit


LadinEdit

NounEdit

ert m (plural erc)

  1. art

SwedishEdit

PronounEdit

ert

  1. neuter form of er

DeclensionEdit

Last modified on 1 April 2014, at 08:09