her

See also: hér, her-, and hær

Contents

EnglishEdit

Wikipedia has an article on:

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Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

her

  1. Belonging to her.
    This is her book

TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hezōi. Cognate with Dutch haar, Middle Low German er(e) and North Frisian hör.

PronounEdit

her

  1. The form of she used after a preposition or as the object of a verb; that woman, that ship, etc.
    Give it to her (after preposition)
    He wrote her a letter (indirect object)
    He treated her for a cold (direct object)
    • February 1896, Ground-swells, by Jeannette H. Walworth, published in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine; page 183:
      "Then what became of her?"
      "Her? Which ‘her’? The park is full of ‘hers’."
      "The lady with the green feathers in her hat. A big Gainsborough hat. I am quite sure it was Miss Hartuff."

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

her ‎(plural hers)

  1. (informal) A female person or animal.
    I think this bird is a him, but it may be a her.

SynonymsEdit

StatisticsEdit

Most common English words before 1923: at · by · on · #23: her · which · have · or

AnagramsEdit


AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ferrum. Compare Daco-Romanian fier, Spanish hierro.

NounEdit

her n (plural heari/heare)

  1. iron

Related termsEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hér.

AdverbEdit

her

  1. here

Related termsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

her

  1. here

Usage notesEdit

  • Not in common usage, "hier" is rather used. "her" is only used in expressions like the ones below.

Derived termsEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hér.

AdverbEdit

her

  1. here

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old High German hera.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

her

  1. hither, to this place, to here, to me/us
  2. ago

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  • her in Duden online

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

hēr

  1. Romanization of 𐌷𐌴𐍂

IcelandicEdit

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EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*ker-

From Old Norse herr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

her m ‎(genitive singular hers, nominative plural herir)

  1. army, military

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*solh₂-

From Persian.

AdverbEdit

her

  1. every, each
  2. anyone
  3. anyway

LimburgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From hieër

NounEdit

her m

  1. vocative of hieër
  2. mister!
  3. Lord!

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hér.

PronunciationEdit

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AdverbEdit

her

  1. here

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hér.

AdverbEdit

her

  1. here
    Det er fint å vera her.
    It's nice to be here.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

her m ‎(definite singular heren, indefinite plural herar, definite plural herane)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by hær

ReferencesEdit


Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *hē₂r, apparently from the stem *hi- ‘this’; the exact formation is unclear. Cognate with Old Saxon hēr, Old High German hiar, Old Norse hér, Gothic 𐌷𐌴𐍂 ‎(her).

AdverbEdit

hēr

  1. here
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

hēr n

  1. hair
DescendantsEdit

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hairaz, whence also Old English hār, Old Norse hárr.

AdjectiveEdit

hēr

  1. old

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*solh₂-

Borrowing from Persian هر ‎(har).

AdjectiveEdit

her

  1. every
  2. each

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

her ‎(plural hers)

  1. hair

DeclensionEdit


WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

her f (plural heriau)

  1. challenge

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
her her her her

ZazakiEdit

NounEdit

her ?

  1. donkey
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