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See also: Ere, ERE, -ere, -eré, 'ere, erè, ère, and erê

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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English ere, from Old English ǣr. (adverb, conjunction, & preposition), from Proto-Germanic *airiz comparative of Proto-Germanic *airi (early), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyeri (day, morning) (compare Avestan 𐬀𐬫𐬀𐬭 (ayar, day), Gk. ἠέριος (ēérios, at daybreak), see also era). The adverb erstwhile retains the Old English superlative ǣrest (earliest). Cognate with German eher (earlier) and Dutch eer (before, sooner than).

Alternative formsEdit

  • yer [15th-16th c.]

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ere (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) At an earlier time. [10th-17th c.]
    • 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, John I:
      Thys is he of whome I spake, he that commeth after me, was before me be cause he was yer than I.

PrepositionEdit

ere

  1. (poetic, archaic) Before; sooner than.
    • Bible, John iv. 49
      Sir, come down ere my child die.
    • Shakespeare
      Stirring ere the break of day.
    • Dryden
      Ere sails were spread new oceans to explore.
QuotationsEdit
Related termsEdit
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ere (plural eres)

  1. Obsolete form of ear.
    • 1533, R. Saltwood:
      As plesaunt to the ere as the blacke sanctus Of a sad sorte vpon a mery pyn.

AnagramsEdit


BasqueEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ere

  1. also

DanishEdit

VerbEdit

ere

  1. (obsolete) present plural of være

Usage notesEdit

  • Plural verbs were made optional in 1900.

Related termsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ere

  1. (archaic) Dative singular form of eer

VerbEdit

ere

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of eren

AnagramsEdit


ItalianEdit

NounEdit

ere f

  1. plural of era

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

NounEdit

ere

  1. vocative singular of erus

Middle DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Dutch ēra, from Proto-Germanic *aizō.

NounEdit

êre f

  1. glory, fame
  2. honour, respect
  3. worship
  4. decency, etiquette
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AdverbEdit

êre

  1. Alternative form of êer

Etymology 3Edit

Non-lemma forms.

ArticleEdit

êre

  1. feminine genitive and dative singular of êen

Further readingEdit

  • ere (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • ere (IV)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

NamiaEdit

NounEdit

ere

  1. woman

ReferencesEdit

  • transnewguinea.org, citing D. C. Laycock, Languages of the Lumi Subdistrict (West Sepik District), New Guinea (1968), Oceanic Linguistics, 7 (1): 36-66

PurariEdit

NounEdit

ere

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • The Structural Violence of Resouce Extraction in the Purari Delta, in Tropical Forests Of Oceania: Anthropological Perspectives
  • Comparative wordlists (Karl James Franklin, ‎Summer Institute of Linguistics) (1975)
  • Transnewguinea.org, citing G. E. MacDonald, The Teberan Language Family, pages 111-121, in The Linguistic Situation in the Gulf District and Adjacent Area, Papua New Guinea (editor K. J. Franklin) (1973)

SaEdit

NounEdit

ere

  1. village

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

ere f (plural eres)

  1. Name of the letter r.

SynonymsEdit

  • erre (generic name for the letter r)

TurkishEdit

NounEdit

ere

  1. dative singular of er

VilamovianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German ēra

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ēre f

  1. homage, honor
  2. fame