See also: Cher, chèr, and 'cher

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cher (plural chers)

  1. Alternative spelling of 'cher

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Etymology edit

From Latin pereō. Compare Romanian pier(i).

Verb edit

cher first-singular present indicative (past participle chiritã, cheritã)

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

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Etymology edit

Inherited from Middle French cher, from Old French cher, chier, from Latin cārum (dear, valuable), from Proto-Italic *kāros, from Proto-Indo-European *kéh₂ros, from *keh₂- (to desire, to wish).

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Adjective edit

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

  1. (before the noun) dear (beloved)
  2. (after the noun) expensive

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  1. dearly
    payer cherto pay dearly
  2. (Lyon, slang) super

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cher m (oblique and nominative feminine singular chere)

  1. Alternative form of chier

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