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See also: Cher, chèr, and 'cher

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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

cher (plural chers)

  1. Alternative spelling of 'cher

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AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pereō. Compare Daco-Romanian pieri, pier.

VerbEdit

cher (past participle chiritã, cheritã)

  1. I perish, die.
  2. I disappear, vanish.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French cher, from Old French cher, chier, from Vulgar Latin *cāru, from Latin cārus, from Proto-Italic *kāros, from Proto-Indo-European *kéh₂ros, from *keh₂- (to desire, to wish).

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AdjectiveEdit

cher (feminine singular chère, masculine plural chers, feminine plural chères)

  1. (before the noun) dear (beloved)
  2. (salutation of a letter) dear
    Chère MarieDear Marie
  3. (after the noun) expensive

AdverbEdit

cher

  1. dearly
    payer cherto pay dearly

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Old FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cher m (oblique and nominative feminine singular chere)

  1. Alternative form of chier

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