See also: dier

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

  • As an English surname, variant of Dyer.
  • As a south German surname, from Tier (wild animal).

Proper nounEdit

Dier

  1. A surname.

AnagramsEdit


East Central GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German tier, from Old High German tior.

NounEdit

Dier

  1. (Upper Saxon) animal

HunsrikEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German tier, from Old High German tior.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dier n (plural Diere, diminutive Dierche)

  1. animal
    En Dier is rinkomm un hot alles gefress.
    An animal came in here and ate everything.

Further readingEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German türe, from Old High German duri, a northern variant of turi.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dier f (plural Dieren)

  1. door

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German türe, from Old High German turi. Compare German Tür, Dutch deur, English door.

NounEdit

Dier f (plural Diere)

  1. door

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle High German tier, from Old High German tior. Compare German Tier, Dutch dier, English deer, Swedish djur.

NounEdit

Dier n (plural Diere)

  1. animal, beast