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See also: Are, -are, -aré, åre, aré, arë, āre, and ārē

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EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English aren, from Old English earun, earon (are), reinforced by Old Norse plural forms in er- (displacing alternative Old English sind and bēoþ), from Proto-Germanic *arun ((they) are), from Proto-Germanic *esi/*izi (a form of Proto-Germanic *wesaną (to be)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésti (is). Cognate with Old Norse erun ("(they) are"; > Icelandic eru ((they) are), Swedish är ((they) are), Danish er ((they) are)), Old English eart ((thou) art). More at art.

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

are

  1. second-person singular simple present tense of be
    Mary, where are you going?
  2. first-person plural simple present tense of be
    We are not coming.
  3. second-person plural simple present tense of be
    Mary and John, are you listening?
  4. third-person plural simple present tense of be
    They are here somewhere.
  5. (East Yorkshire, Midlands) present tense of be
SynonymsEdit
  • (second-person singular): (archaic) art (used with thou)
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English ōr, from Old English ār (honor, worth, dignity, glory, respect, reverence, grace, favor, prosperity, benefit, help, mercy, pity, privilege), from Proto-Germanic *aizō (respect, honour), from *ais- (to honour, respect, revere). Cognate with Dutch eer (honour, credit), German Ehre (honour, glory), Latin erus (master, professor).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

are (uncountable)

  1. (dialectal or obsolete) Grace, mercy.
    To bid God's are.
    God's are is what children of God seech and seek.
  2. (obsolete) Honor, dignity.
Usage notesEdit

In the first sense, generally found in the phrase God's are, as inː to seek God's are or bid (for) God's are. Also found in expressions such asː "God's are be hard to find in our crazy, messed up world" and "for God's are some people might do some crazy shit, you know, like strap on a suicide vest, for example".

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Etymology 3Edit

From French are.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

are (plural ares)

  1. (rare) An accepted (but deprecated and rarely used) SI unit of area equal to 100 square metres, or a former unit of approximately the same extent. Symbol: a
Usage notesEdit
  • Are is now rarely used except in its derivative hectare.
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Further readingEdit

  Are on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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BasqueEdit

NounEdit

are

  1. rake

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

are f (plural aren or ares)

  1. are, a unit of surface area

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Formed from Latin area, a piece of level ground.

PronunciationEdit

  • Homophone: art

NounEdit

are m (plural ares)

  1. An are

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

are f pl

  1. plural of ara

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

are

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あれ

LatinEdit

MapudungunEdit

NounEdit

are (using Raguileo Alphabet)

  1. warmth, heat

ReferencesEdit

  • Wixaleyiñ: Mapucezugun-wigkazugun pici hemvlcijka (Wixaleyiñ: Small Mapudungun-Spanish dictionary), Beretta, Marta; Cañumil, Dario; Cañumil, Tulio, 2008.

NorwegianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

are

  1. white-tailed eagle

Etymology 2Edit

Perhaps from a Dutch Low Saxon [Term?] or German Low German [Term?] verb.

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VerbEdit

are

  1. To suit, fit

Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Noun 1Edit

āre

  1. inflection of ār (honor, glory, grace):
    1. accusative singular
    2. genitive singular
    3. dative singular
    4. nominative plural accusative plural

Noun 2Edit

āre

  1. dative singular of ār (messenger, herald; angel; missionary)

Old FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ausô.

NounEdit

are n

  1. ear

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • North Frisian:
    Föhr-Amrum: uar
  • West Frisian: ear

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeic.

InterjectionEdit

are

  1. wow, woah
  2. yay

Derived termsEdit


PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

are m (plural ares)

  1. (historical) are (unit of area)

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

are

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of arar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of arar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of arar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of arar

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cf. Latin habēret, habuerit. Compare Aromanian ari. See also Romanian ar, used in a periphrastic construction of the conditional.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

are

  1. third-person singular present tense form of avea.

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ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English are, from Old English ār (honor, worth, dignity, glory, respect, reverence, grace, favor, prosperity, benefit, help, mercy, pity, privilege), from Proto-Germanic *aizō (respect, honour), from *ais- (to honour, respect, revere). Cognate with Dutch eer (honour, credit), German Ehre (honour, glory), Latin erus (master, professor).

NounEdit

are (uncountable)

  1. Grace; mercy.

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

are

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of arar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of arar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of arar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of arar.

TagalogEdit

PronounEdit

are

  1. (Batangas) this, it
    Ano ga are?
    What is this?

SynonymsEdit

  • (Manila, Standard Tagalog) ito
  • (Central Luzon) ere, ire

Derived termsEdit


VenetianEdit

NounEdit

are

  1. plural of ara