זייער

YiddishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (YIVO, Northern Yiddish) IPA(key): /ˈzɛɪ̯ər/
  • (Southern Yiddish) IPA(key): /ˈzaɪ̯ər/

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German sēr, from Old High German sēr (sored, injured), from Proto-Germanic *sairaz.

AdverbEdit

זייער (zeyer)

  1. very
Usage notesEdit

In Standard Yiddish, זייער (zeyer) precedes an indefinite article but is preceded by a definite article.

Etymology 2Edit

DeterminerEdit

זייער (zeyer)

  1. their (third person plural possessive pronoun, all genders)
DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit