See also: Ire, IrE, IRE, iré, íre, ìre, Irē, -ire, and -iré

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English ire, yre, shortened form of iren (coiron). More at iron.

NounEdit

ire

  1. (obsolete) Iron.

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English ire, from Old French ire (ire), from Latin īra (wrath, rage), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eysh₂- (to fall upon, act sharply) (compare Old English ofost (haste, zeal), Old Norse eisa (to race forward), Ancient Greek ἱερός (hierós, supernatural, holy), οἶστρος (oîstros, frenzy; gadfly), Avestan 𐬀𐬈𐬯𐬨𐬀(aesma, anger), Sanskrit एषति (eṣati, to drive on)).

NounEdit

ire (uncountable)

  1. (literary, poetic) Great anger; wrath; keen resentment.
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VerbEdit

ire (third-person singular simple present ires, present participle iring, simple past and past participle ired)

  1. (transitive) To anger; to fret; to irritate.
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DongxiangEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mongolic *ire-, compare Mongolian ирэх (irekh), Daur irgw.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ire

  1. to come

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin īra.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ire f (plural ires)

  1. (archaic, literary or poetic) ire, anger
    Synonym: colère

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ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

ire f

  1. plural of ira

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin īre, present active infinitive of .

VerbEdit

ìre (no first-person singular present, no first-person singular past historic, past participle ìto, second-person singular imperative ìte, auxiliary essere)

  1. (obsolete, regional, literary) to go
    Synonyms: andare, gire
ConjugationEdit
  • Highly defective. Only the following forms are found in current regional use:
    • ite (second person plural present indicative and imperative)
    • ito (past participle, and hence all composed tenses)
  • The following additional forms are found in archaic or poetic use:
    • ìva, ìvano (third person singular and plural imperfect indicative)
    • irémo, iréte (first and second person plural future indicative)
    • ìsti, ìrono (second person singular and third person plural past historic)
    • èa (singular present subjuncive)

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

īre

  1. present active infinitive of

ReferencesEdit

  • ire in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

DeterminerEdit

ire

  1. Alternative form of hire (her)

PronounEdit

ire

  1. Alternative form of hire (hers)

Etymology 2Edit

PronounEdit

ire

  1. Alternative form of hire (her)

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

ire

  1. Alternative form of ere (ear)

Etymology 4Edit

DeterminerEdit

ire

  1. Alternative form of here (their)

Etymology 5Edit

From Old French ire (ire) or Latin īra (wrath, rage). See English ire for more.

NounEdit

ire (uncountable)

  1. anger; wrath

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French ire < Latin īra.

NounEdit

ire f (plural ires)

  1. ire; rage; fury

DescendantsEdit

  • French: ire

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

ire m (definite singular iren, indefinite plural irer, definite plural irene)

  1. person from Ireland, Irishman.
    Synonyms: irlender, irlending

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

ire m (definite singular iren, indefinite plural irar, definite plural irane)

  1. person from Ireland, Irishman.
    Synonyms: irlendar, irlending

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin īra.

NounEdit

ire f (oblique plural ires, nominative singular ire, nominative plural ires)

  1. ire, anger, rage

DescendantsEdit

  • English: ire
  • French: ire (now rare)

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Old SaxonEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hiz.

PronounEdit

ire

  1. Alternative form of ira

DeclensionEdit


PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

ire

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of irar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of irar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of irar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of irar