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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin aera.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

era (plural eras)

  1. A time period of indeterminate length, generally more than one year.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 6, in The China Governess[1]:
      Even in an era when individuality in dress is a cult, his clothes were noticeable. He was wearing a hard hat of the low round kind favoured by hunting men, and with it a black duffle-coat lined with white.
    • 2012 January 1, Philip E. Mirowski, “Harms to Health from the Pursuit of Profits”, in American Scientist[2], volume 100, number 1, page 87:
      In an era when political leaders promise deliverance from decline through America’s purported preeminence in scientific research, the news that science is in deep trouble in the United States has been as unwelcome as a diagnosis of leukemia following the loss of health insurance.
  2. (geology) A unit of time, smaller than eons and greater than periods.

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin aera.

NounEdit

era f (plural eres)

  1. era (time period)

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AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Russian э́ра (éra), ultimately from Late Latin aera.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

era (definite accusative eranı, plural eralar)

  1. era
    yeni eraya qədəm qoymaqto enter a new era
    eramızdan əvvəlbefore the commonera

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • era” in Obastan.com.

BasqueEdit

NounEdit

era inan

  1. manner

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Late Latin aera.

NounEdit

era f (plural eres)

  1. era (time period)
    Synonym: època

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Occitan, inherited from Latin ārea (open space; threshing floor). Compare the borrowed doublet àrea.

NounEdit

era f (plural eres)

  1. Small section of arable land destined for cultivation.

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

era

  1. first-person singular imperfect indicative form of ser
  2. third-person singular imperfect indicative form of ser

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ChuukeseEdit

VerbEdit

era

  1. (intransitive) to say

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin aera.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

era f (plural era's)

  1. era, age, epoch
    Synonyms: eeuw, tijdperk
  2. (dated) era, calendar
    Synonym: jaartelling

EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

era (accusative singular eran, plural eraj, accusative plural erajn)

  1. adjective form of ero (“bit, piece”).

FalaEdit

VerbEdit

era

  1. third-person singular imperfect indicative of sel
    • 2000, Domingo Frades Gaspar, Vamus a falal: Notas pâ coñocel y platical en nosa fala, Editora regional da Extremadura, Theme IV, Chapter 1: Non Diptongación da “E” i a “O” en Nossa Fala:
      Tampocu era normal en o leonés antiguu, según os estudius dos escritus i textus estudiaus, por ejemplu por Menéndez Pidal, quen tamén viñu i estudió o mañegu.
      Neither was it normal in Old Leonese, according to studies of the writings and the texts studied, by Menéndez Pidal for example, who also came and studied Mañego.

GalicianEdit

VerbEdit

era

  1. first/third-person singular imperfect indicative of ser

InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

era (plural eras)

  1. era

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin aera.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

era f (plural ere)

  1. age, epoch, period
  2. (geology) era

VerbEdit

era

  1. third-person singular impfect indicative of essere

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LadinoEdit

VerbEdit

era (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling אירה‎)

  1. first-person singular imperfect indicative of ser
  2. third-person singular imperfect indicative of ser

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

era f (genitive erae, masculine erus); first declension

  1. mistress (of a house, with respect to the servants)

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative era erae
Genitive erae erārum
Dative erae erīs
Accusative eram erās
Ablative erā erīs
Vocative era erae

LugandaEdit

ConjunctionEdit

era

  1. and then (only used for occurrences in chronological order)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

The Essentials of Luganda, J. D. Chesswas, 4th edition. Oxford University Press: Nairobi. 1967, p. 95.

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

era

  1. (archaic or dialectal) plural present of vera

OccitanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

ArticleEdit

era f

  1. feminine singular of eth

PronounEdit

era

  1. (Gascony) she

Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *aiʀu, from Proto-Germanic *aizō.

NounEdit

ēra f

  1. honour
  2. dignity

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Dutch: êre
    • Dutch: eer
      • Afrikaans: eer
      • Negerhollands: eer
    • Limburgish: ieër

Further readingEdit

  • ēra”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *aiʀu, from Proto-Germanic *aizō, whence also Old English ār, Old Norse eir.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ēra f

  1. honour
  2. renown
  3. respect

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Henry Frowde, An Old High German Primer
  • Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer with grammar, notes and glossary, Second Edition

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *aiʀu, from Proto-Germanic *aizō, whence also Old English ār, Old Norse eir.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ēra f

  1. honour
  2. renown
  3. glory

DeclensionEdit



Old TupiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔɛɾa/, /ˈtɛɾa/

NounEdit

era

  1. name

Usage notesEdit

  • The stem era could never be used inside a sentence without a prefix. The absolute form tera was used whenever the noun was not possessed.

ReferencesEdit


PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

era f

  1. era

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • era in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • era in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛ.ɾɐ/, [ˈɛ.ɾɐ]

Etymology 1Edit

Inflected form of ser (to be).

VerbEdit

era

  1. first-person singular (eu) imperfect indicative of ser
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) imperfect indicative of ser

Etymology 2Edit

From Late Latin aera.

NounEdit

era f (plural eras)

  1. era (time period of indeterminate length, generally more than one year)
    Synonym: época
  2. (archaeology) age (period of human prehistory)
    Synonym: idade
  3. (geology) era (unit of time, smaller than aeons and greater than periods)
Derived termsEdit

Rapa NuiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *e-la. Cognates include Tuamotuan era and Maori ērā.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈe.ɾa/
  • Hyphenation: e‧ra

DeterminerEdit

era

  1. that
    Te vaka era.That canoe.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Veronica Du Feu (1996) Rapanui (Descriptive Grammars), Routledge, →ISBN, page 145
  • Paulus Kieviet (2017) A grammar of Rapa Nui[3], Berlin: Language Science Press, →ISBN, page 194

RomanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

era

  1. third-person singular imperfect indicative of fi: he/she was (being)
    el era pierdut
    he was lost
    el era sarcastic
    he was being sarcastic

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

era f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of eră

Rwanda-RundiEdit

VerbEdit

-êra (infinitive kwêra, perfective -êze)

  1. be white
  2. be pure, be innocent
  3. be holy
  4. be ripe

Derived termsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin aera.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ěːra/
  • Hyphenation: e‧ra

NounEdit

éra f (Cyrillic spelling е́ра)

  1. era

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: e‧ra

Etymology 1Edit

see ser

VerbEdit

era

  1. First-person singular (yo) imperfect indicative form of ser.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperfect indicative form of ser.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) imperfect indicative form of ser.

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Late Latin aera.

NounEdit

era f (plural eras)

  1. era, age
    la Nueva EraNew Age
  2. (geology) era

Etymology 3Edit

Inherited from Latin ārea. Compare the borrowed doublet área.

NounEdit

era f (plural eras)

  1. threshing floor
  2. tipple

Further readingEdit


SwedishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse yðr, yðar, from Proto-Germanic *izwiz.

PronounEdit

era (singular form er)

  1. your, yours (multiple owners of more than one object)
  2. you (only in this use:)
    Era jävla idioter!
    You bloody idiots!
    Era små fan!
    You little bastards!

DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin aera.

NounEdit

era c

  1. era

DeclensionEdit

Declension of era 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative era eran eror erorna
Genitive eras erans erors erornas

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TauseEdit

NounEdit

era

  1. water

See alsoEdit

  • ira (Weirate and Deirate dialects)

ReferencesEdit