DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fleiri, from Proto-Germanic *flaizô, derived from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₁- (full, many), compare Latin plūs and Ancient Greek πλείων (pleíōn), which are used with both uncountable nouns (quantity) and countable nouns (number).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

flere (comparative form)

  1. more (in relation to number, with countable nouns)
    Jeg har flere æbler end pærer.
    I have more apples than pears.
  2. several
    Flere dyrearter er i dag blevet opdaget.
    Today, several species of animals have been discovered.
  3. multiple
    Man kan sidde flere i denne stol.
    More than one can sit in this chair.
  4. others
  5. other
  6. any more
  7. any others

Usage notesEdit

"Flere", in the first sense, is only used about countable nouns. Use mere for uncountable nouns.


LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

flēre

  1. second-person singular present passive subjunctive of flō
  2. inflection of fleō:
    1. present active infinitive
    2. second-person singular present passive imperative/indicative

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

flere

  1. comparative degree of mange (countable)

PronounEdit

flere

  1. more
  2. several (determiner also)