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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

ehr

  1. Imperative singular of ehren.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of ehren.

Low GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /eːr/, /eːə/, /eːæ/

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German êr, from Old Saxon ēr, from Proto-Germanic *airiz, originally a comparative form (= ‘earlier’). Cognate with Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌹𐌶 (āiriz), Old Norse ár (early, adjective), árla (early, adverb) (> Danish and Norwegian årle), Old High German ēr (German eher), Old Frisian ēr, Dutch eer.

Alternative formsEdit

  • eer, er (in other dialects)

ConjunctionEdit

ehr

  1. (in some dialects) ere, before
    Vertell (or: Tell) mi düt, ehr ik gah.Tell me this, before I go.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛːr/, /ɛːə/, /ɛːæ/
  • (mainly Eastern Frisian) IPA(key): /eːr/, /eːə/

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Low German ēr. Compare English her.

Alternative formsEdit

  • (in East Frisian dialects, dative and possessive of se) hör
  • (in some other dialects, including Low Prussian, dative and possessive of se) eer (er)

PronounEdit

ehr

  1. (personal) her (dative of se (she))
    Segg ehr dat!
    Say that to her! / Tell her that!

PronounEdit

ehr

  1. (possessive) her (possessive of se (she))
    Ehr Ogen sünd blau.
    Her eyes are blue.


PronounEdit

ehr

  1. (possessive) their (possessive of se (they))
    Ik heff ehr Gold stalen.
    I have stolen their gold.