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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse herr, from Proto-Germanic *harjaz (army), from Proto-Indo-European *ker- (war).

NounEdit

hær c (singular definite hæren, plural indefinite hære)

  1. army
  2. host (multitude of people arrayed as an army)

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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

hær

  1. Alternative form of her (hair)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse herr.

NounEdit

hær m (definite singular hæren, indefinite plural hærer, definite plural hærene)

  1. an army

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (former reform[s] only): her

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse herr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hær m (definite singular hæren, indefinite plural hærar, definite plural hærane)

  1. army
    Landet hadde den største hæren i området.
    The country had the largest army in the area.
  2. large/huge amount, flock
    Det kom ein heil hær av grashopper.
    A huge amount of grasshoppers came.

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Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hērą, from Proto-Indo-European *keres- (rough hair, bristle). Cognate with Old Saxon hār, Dutch haar, Old High German hār (German Haar), Old Norse hár (Swedish hår).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hǣr n

  1. hair

Usage notesEdit

When referring to someone's hair collectively, this word is often used in the plural: Se ēadiġa wæs blīðe on andwlitan, mid hwītum hǣrum ("The blessed man was cheerful in aspect, with white hair", lit. "hairs").

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