See also: meer and -meer

Alemannic GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German mere, mer, from Old High German meri, from Proto-West Germanic *mari. Cognate with German Meer, Dutch meer (lake), English mere (sea, lake).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Meer n (plural Meer)

  1. sea

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

  • (Noord-Brabant) First attested as 't Meer in 1838-1857. Derived from meer (pool, marsh).
  • (Overijssel) First attested as mederen in 1333. Potentially a compound of Middle Dutch mede (middle, mid-) and Old Dutch heri (sandy ridge).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: Meer

Proper nounEdit

Meer n

  1. A hamlet in Eersel, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.
  2. A hamlet in Twenterand, Overijssel, Netherlands.

Derived termsEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German mere, mer, from Old High German meri, from Proto-West Germanic *mari.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Meer n (strong, genitive Meeres or Meers, plural Meere)

  1. sea
    Synonym: See f
  2. (archaic, except in placenames) lake
    Synonym: See m

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Meer” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Meer” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Meer” in Duden online

HunsrikEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German mer, from Old High German meri, from Proto-West Germanic *mari.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Meer n (plural Meer)

  1. sea

Further readingEdit