See also: Are, ARE, aré, arè, arë, aṛé, āre, ārē, åre, -are, -aré, and Åre

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 eru ((they) are) (> Icelandic eru ((they) are), Swedish äro ((they) are), Danish er ((they) are)), Old English eart ((thou) art). More at art.

Alternative formsEdit

  • ar (obsolete)

PronunciationEdit

Stressed
Unstressed

VerbEdit

are

  1. second-person singular simple present of be
    Mary, where are you going?
  2. first-person plural simple present of be
    We are not coming.
    • 2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)[1]:
      Here we are!
      (file)
  3. second-person plural simple present of be
    Mary and John, are you listening?
  4. third-person plural simple present of be
    They are here somewhere.
  5. (East Yorkshire, Midlands) present of be
SynonymsEdit
  • (second-person singular): (archaic) art (used with thou)
Usage notesEdit
  • The pronunciation /aʊɚ/ arising from confusion of "are" and "our" is rare, however it results as the latter can be elided into /ɑɹ/ in quick speech.
TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit

other forms of verb be

Etymology 2Edit

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.
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
TranslationsEdit
Further readingEdit

  Are on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Etymology 3Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

are (uncountable)

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

In the first sense, generally found in the phrase God's are, as in to seek God's are or bid (for) God's are.

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 4Edit

From the phonetic similarity between our and are in many British English dialects (both /ɑː(ɹ)/).

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

are

  1. (UK) Misspelling of our.
  2. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (UK, humorous, derogatory) Deliberate misspelling of our.
    • 2014, Craig Rozniecki, LOL at the GOP - Volume 4: Guns, Jesus, Corporations, and Fetuses, Lulu.com, →ISBN, page 31:
      Yes, it's time to take back "are" country and finally expand and improve our education system.
    • 2022 June 14, Barry “Tomato” Rutherford (@brexitnutterbaz), Twitter[2], archived from the original on 2022-06-14:
      New posters at border control bring a tear ta my eye. WE GOT ARE COUNTRY BACK
      The accompanying image is doctored to show three fake posters, each of a single word, reading "SEND UM BACK".

Usage notesEdit

Sometimes used deliberately as a form of classist humour, as a mocking imitation of a person with little education and bigoted, right-wing views.

AnagramsEdit


BasqueEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Basque *arhe.

NounEdit

are inan

  1. rake

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French are, from Latin ārea.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

are f (plural aren or ares)

  1. are, a unit of surface area

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Indonesian: are
  • Papiamentu: are

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned formation from Latin area, a piece of level ground. Doublet of aire.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

are m (plural ares)

  1. an are

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Norwegian Bokmål: ar

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Variant of aere.

NounEdit

are m (plural ari)

  1. Archaic form of aere.

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

are f pl

  1. plural of ara

AnagramsEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

are

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あれ

IndonesianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch are, from French are, from Latin ārea. Doublet of area.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈarə]
  • Hyphenation: arê

NounEdit

arê (first-person possessive areku, second-person possessive aremu, third-person possessive arenya)

  1. are: an SI unit of area equal to 100 square metres, or a former unit of approximately the same extent.

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


LatinEdit

VerbEdit

ārē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of āreō

ReferencesEdit


LinduEdit

NounEdit

are

  1. long, large sickle

MapudungunEdit

NounEdit

are (Raguileo spelling)

  1. warmth, heat

ReferencesEdit

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

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

ArticleEdit

are

  1. genitive/dative feminine of an

Etymology 2Edit

DeterminerEdit

are

  1. (chiefly Kent and West Midlands) Alternative form of here (their)

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

are

  1. Alternative form of hare (hare)

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

are

  1. (Northern) Alternative form of ore (oar)

Etymology 5Edit

VerbEdit

are

  1. Alternative form of aren

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Perhaps from a Dutch Low Saxon or German Low German verb.

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

are (present tense arar, past tense ara, past participle ara, passive infinitive arast, present participle arande, imperative are/ar)

  1. (reflexive) to suit, fit

Etymology 2Edit

DeterminerEdit

are

  1. (dialectal) alternative form of andre

AdjectiveEdit

are

  1. (dialectal) alternative form of andre

Etymology 3Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

are

  1. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) white-tailed eagle

Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

āre

  1. honor, glory, grace

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

āre

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

Old FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *auʀā, from Proto-Germanic *ausô.

NounEdit

are n

  1. ear

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • North Frisian:
    Föhr: uar
    Hallig, Mooring: uur
    Helgoland: Uaar
  • Saterland Frisian: Oor
  • West Frisian: ear

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeic.

InterjectionEdit

are

  1. wow, woah
  2. yay

Derived termsEdit


PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: (Brazil) -aɾi, (Portugal) -aɾɨ
  • Hyphenation: a‧re

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

are m (plural ares)

  1. (historical) are (unit of area)

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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 indicative of avea

See alsoEdit


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

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

are

  1. inflection of arar:
    1. first-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative

TagalogEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: a‧re
  • IPA(key): /ʔaˈɾe/, [ʔɐˈɾe]

PronounEdit

aré

  1. (chiefly Batangas) Alternative form of ari: this one; this
    Synonyms: (Manila) ito, (Central Luzon) ire, (Central Luzon) ere
    Ano ga are?What is this?

See alsoEdit


TangamEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tani *a-lə, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *la.

NounEdit

are

  1. (anatomy) foot, leg

ReferencesEdit

  • Mark W. Post (2017) The Tangam Language: Grammar, Lexicon and Texts, →ISBN

TernateEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

are

  1. (transitive) to scratch

ConjugationEdit

Conjugation of are
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st toare foare miare
2nd noare niare
3rd Human oarem, moaref iare, yoare
Non-human iare iare, yoare
* m - masculine, f - feminine, - archaic

ReferencesEdit

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Toraja-Sa'danEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qazay.

NounEdit

are

  1. ant

VenetianEdit

NounEdit

are

  1. plural of ara

WolofEdit

NounEdit

are (definite form are bi)

  1. stop, especially a bus stop