See also: heer

Alemannic GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German hērro (master), comparative of hēr (gray-haired, old; noble, venerable), from Proto-Germanic *hairaz (gray; aged, old, distinguished). Cognate with German Herr (Mr.; gentleman; master; Lord), Dutch heer (lord, master; gentleman), English hoar (greyish-white; antiquity), Scottish Gaelic ciar (swarthy, dark; gloomy, depressed).

NounEdit

Heer m

  1. (Uri, Christianity) pastor

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German heri, from Proto-Germanic *harjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ker- (war, struggle). Cognates include Old Norse herr (crowd, troops) (> Danish hær (troops)), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐍂𐌾𐌹𐍃 (harjis, army, host), Old English here (army). Relation to Sanskrit कुल (kula, flock, herd, family) has been theorised [1].

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NounEdit

Heer n (genitive Heeres or Heers, plural Heere)

  1. army (ground forces)

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Further readingEdit

  • Heer in Duden online

Saterland FrisianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Frisian here, hire, from Proto-Germanic *harjaz. More at here.

NounEdit

Heer n

  1. army

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Frisian hēra. Compare Dutch heer; German Herr; English hoar.

NounEdit

Heer m

  1. lord; master; sir
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