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EnglishEdit

 
A European hare
 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English hare, from Old English hara (hare), from Proto-Germanic *hasô (compare West Frisian hazze, Dutch haas, German Hase, Norwegian and Swedish hare, Icelandic heri), from Proto-Germanic *haswaz (grey) (compare Old English hasu, Middle High German heswe (pale, dull)), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱh₂s-én- (compare Welsh cannu (to whiten), ceinach (hare), Latin cānus (white), cascus (old), Old Prussian sasnis (hare), Pashto سوی (soe, hare) and Sanskrit शश (śaśa, hare)).

NounEdit

hare (plural hares)

  1. Any of several plant-eating animals of the family Leporidae, especially of the genus Lepus, similar to a rabbit, but larger and with longer ears.
  2. The player in a paperchase, or hare and hounds game, who leaves a trail of paper to be followed.
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VerbEdit

hare (third-person singular simple present hares, present participle haring, simple past and past participle hared)

  1. (intransitive) To move swiftly.
    • 2011 February 4, Gareth Roberts, “Wales 19-26 England”, in BBC[1]:
      But Wales somehow snaffled possession for fly-half Jones to send half-back partner Mike Phillips haring away with Stoddart in support.
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English harren, harien (to drag by force, ill-treat), of uncertain origin. Compare harry, harass.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

hare (third-person singular simple present hares, present participle haring, simple past and past participle hared)

  1. (obsolete) To excite; to tease, or worry; to harry.
    • John Locke, Some Thoughts Concerning Education.
      To hare and rate them thus at every turn, is not to teach them, but to vex, and torment them to no purpoſe.

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle English hore, from Old English hār (hoar, hoary, grey, old), from Proto-Germanic *hairaz (grey). Cognate with German hehr (noble, sublime).

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hare

  1. (regional) Grey, hoary; grey-haired, venerable (of people).
    a hare old man
  2. (regional) Cold, frosty (of weather).
    a hare day

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AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch (de) hare.

PronounEdit

hare

  1. hers (that or those of her)
    Sy het my hemp aangehad en ek hare.
    She wore my shirt and I wore hers.

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hari, heri (hare).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /haːrə/, [ˈhɑːɑ]

NounEdit

hare c (singular definite haren, plural indefinite harer)

  1. hare

InflectionEdit

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

hare

  1. non-attributive form of haar (English: hers)
    Normally used in conjunction with the definite article de or het depending on the gender of what is being referred to.
    Die auto is de hare. — That car is her one. That car is hers.
    Dat huis is het hare. — That house is her one. That house is hers.
    Dat is de/het hare. — That is her one. That is hers.
  2. (archaic) inflected form of haar

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

hare

  1. Rōmaji transcription of はれ

Middle DutchEdit

DeterminerEdit

hāre

  1. inflection of hāer:
    1. feminine nominative and accusative singular
    2. nominative and accusative plural

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse *heri, from Proto-Germanic *háswa-. Compare with German Hase, Swedish hare

NounEdit

hare m (definite singular haren, indefinite plural harer, definite plural harene)

  1. a hare

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse *heri, from Proto-Germanic *háswa-. Akin to English hare.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hare m (definite singular haren, indefinite plural harar, definite plural harane)

  1. a mountain hare, Lepus timidus
  2. a hare, a small animal of the genus Lepus

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Rapa NuiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *fale.

NounEdit

hare

  1. house

Derived termsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish hari, hæri, from Old Norse *hari, heri, from Proto-Germanic *hasô.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hare c

  1. hare

DeclensionEdit

Declension of hare 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hare haren harar hararna
Genitive hares harens harars hararnas

TetumEdit

NounEdit

hare

  1. unpicked rice