From Middle High German eier, plural of Middle High German and Old High German ei, from Proto-West Germanic *aij, from Proto-Germanic *ajją, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm.
Eier n (plural Eier)
- (East Central Bavaria, chiefly Vienna) egg
- Nimm a Eier und hau's in d'Pfånn. ― Take an egg and crack it into the pan.
- (East Central Bavaria, chiefly Vienna, derogatory) loser, good-for-nothing