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See also: hères and here's

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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

heres

  1. plural of here

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰeh₁ro- (derelict). Cognate with Ancient Greek χήρα (khḗra, widow)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hērēs c (genitive hērēdis); third declension

  1. heir, heiress

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative hērēs hērēdēs
genitive hērēdis hērēdum
dative hērēdī hērēdibus
accusative hērēdem hērēdēs
ablative hērēde hērēdibus
vocative hērēs hērēdēs

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Aragonese: hereu
  • Catalan: hereu
  • French, Old: eir
    • → Middle English: heir
    • French: hoir
    • → Middle Irish: eigre (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  • heres in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • heres in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “heres”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • heres” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to appoint some one as heir in one's will: aliquem heredem testamento scribere, facere
    • to be some one's heir: heredem esse alicui
    • sole heir; heir to three-quarters of the estate: heres ex asse, ex dodrante
    • heir to two-thirds of the property: heres ex besse
  • heres in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • heres in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill