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See also: ERT, ért, and -ért

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English erten, ertin, from Old Norse erta (to provoke, incite, tease), from Proto-Germanic *artijaną (to excite, tease), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erdi-, *h₂erd- (sharp point, stinger). Cognate with Icelandic erta (to irritate), Norwegian erta (to taunt), Swedish ärta (to tease, jibe), Old Irish aird (point, ord, end point), Ancient Greek ἄρδις (árdis, arrowhead).

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VerbEdit

ert (third-person singular simple present erts, present participle erting, simple past and past participle erted)

  1. (transitive, Britain dialectal) To incite; urge on; encourage.
  2. (transitive, Britain dialectal) To irritate; grill; provoke.
  3. (intransitive, Britain dialectal) To be eager, prone; hurry.
  4. (transitive, Britain dialectal) To make as if to strike; argue (with); strive after; try to obtain.
  5. (intransitive, Britain dialectal) To strive onward and upward.

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FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɛʃt]
  • in the phrase "ert tú": IPA(key): [ˈɛʃtʉu]

VerbEdit

ert

  1. (you) are, 2. person present singular of vera (to be)
    • ert vøkur - you (f) are beautiful
    • ert vakur - you (m) are beautiful
    • ertgiftur? - are you (m) married?
    • ertgift? - are you (f) married?
    • ert tú ...? - are you ...?

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IcelandicEdit

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ert

  1. you are, the second person of vera (meaning "to be")
    Þú ert skemmtileg.
    You are fun. (referring to a girl)
    Hver ert þú?
    Who are you?

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin ars, artis.

NounEdit

ert m (plural erc)

  1. art

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ertr (feminine plural)

NounEdit

ert f, m (definite singular erta or erten, indefinite plural erter, definite plural ertene)

  1. a pea (plant and vegetable)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ertr (plural)

NounEdit

ert f (definite singular erta, indefinite plural erter, definite plural ertene)

  1. a pea (plant and vegetable)

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