EnglishEdit

NounEdit

æra (plural æras)

  1. Archaic spelling of era.
    • 1798, Pierre Simon La Place, Exposition du Système du Monde (translated as “on the System of the World”), chapter III: “on Time, and its measure”, quoted in 1799 in The Monthly Review, new and improved, page 500:
      It is desirable that all people should adopt one and the same æra, independant of moral revolutions, and founded solely on astronomical phænomena.

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

NounEdit

æra c (singular definite æraen, plural indefinite æraer)

  1. era

InflectionEdit


FaroeseEdit

NounEdit

æra f (genitive singular æru, uncountable)

  1. honor (UK, honour)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of æra (singular only)
f1s singular
indefinite definite
nominative æra æran
accusative æru æruna
dative æru æruni
genitive æru ærunnar

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

æra f (genitive singular æru, nominative plural ærur)

  1. reputation, honour
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse œra.

VerbEdit

æra (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative ærði, supine ært)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to drive crazy
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

AdjectiveEdit

æra

  1. inflection of ær:
    1. masculine accusative plural
    2. feminine accusative singular

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin aera.

NounEdit

æra m (definite singular æraen, indefinite plural æraer, definite plural æraene)

  1. era

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

æra m sg or f sg

  1. definite feminine singular of ære

Etymology 3Edit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

æra

  1. simple past of ære
  2. past participle of ære

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin aera.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

æra m (definite singular æraen, indefinite plural æraer or æraar, definite plural æraene or æraane)

  1. an era
    ein æra er forbian era is over

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse æra (noun and verb).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

æra f (definite singular æra, uncountable)

  1. definite singular of ære
  2. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by ære

VerbEdit

æra (present tense ærar, past tense æra, past participle æra, passive infinitive ærast, present participle ærande, imperative ær)

  1. alternative form of ære

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse æra. In an umlaut relationship with år (year).

VerbEdit

æra (present tense ærer, past tense ærte, past participle ært, passive infinitive ærast, present participle ærande, imperative ær)

  1. alternative form of ære

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

æra f

  1. definite singular of ær

ReferencesEdit

AnagramsEdit


Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Through Middle Low German ere from Proto-Germanic *aizō.

NounEdit

æra f (genitive æru)

  1. honour
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Icelandic: æra
  • Faroese: æra
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: ære
  • Norwegian Bokmål: ære

Etymology 2Edit

In an umlaut relationship with ár f (oar).

VerbEdit

æra

  1. (intransitive) to row, pull
    Synonym: róa
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 3Edit

In an umlaut relationship with ár n (year).

VerbEdit

æra

  1. (impersonal, transitive with accusative) to give a good crop
    ærir akrthe field becomes fertile
ConjugationEdit
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • æra in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.