See also: Jer, Jer., jêr, and jěř

English edit

Etymology edit

From Russian ер (jer) or ерь (jerʹ).

Noun edit

jer (plural jers)

  1. (linguistics) Ultra-short or reduced vowel in Proto- and Late Common Slavonic (or Slavic), then represented as ъ (back jer [ŭ]) or ь (front jer [ĭ]).

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Etymology 1 edit

Noun edit

jer

  1. (Cantonese) Alternative form of (penis)
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Etymology 2 edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “From 追?”)

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jer

  1. (Cantonese) Alternative form of (to target, to annoy someone verbally)

Danish edit

Etymology edit

Archaic eder, from Old Danish idher, edher, Old Norse yðr, from Proto-Germanic *izwiz, dative/accusative of *jūz (you (all)) (see I). Cognate of Norwegian Bokmål dere, Swedish er, English you and German euch.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /jɛɐ̯/, [jɛɒ̯̽]

Pronoun edit

jer

  1. (personal) second person plural objective caseyou, yourselves

Gothic edit

Romanization edit

jēr

  1. Romanization of 𐌾𐌴𐍂

Kazakh edit

Noun edit

jer

  1. Latin spelling of жер (jer, land, earth, soil; country; place; distance)

Lombard edit

Etymology edit

From Late Latin herī (yesterday).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /jeːɾ/, /dʒeːɾ/

Adverb edit

jer

  1. yesterday
  2. Alternative form of ier

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Etymology edit

From Danish jer, from older eder, from Old Danish idher, from Old East Norse iðʀ, from Proto-Germanic *izwiz. Cognate with Swedish eder, er, Norwegian Nynorsk øder, ør, and Icelandic yður.

Pronoun edit

jer (possessive jer or jeres)

  1. (rare or archaic) second person plural objective caseyou, yourselves
    Synonyms: dere, (archaic) eder

Old Frisian edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

from Proto-West Germanic *jār, from Proto-Germanic *jērą (year)

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jēr n

  1. year

Inflection edit

Declension of jēr (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative jēr jēr
genitive jēres jēra
dative jēre jērum, jērem
accusative jēr jēr

Descendants edit

  • North Frisian: juar, jäär, iir
  • Saterland Frisian: Jíer
  • West Frisian: jier

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Polish edit

 
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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /jɛr/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛr
  • Syllabification: jer

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Russian ер (jer), from Old Church Slavonic ѥръ (jerŭ).

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jer m inan

  1. (linguistics) yer
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Etymology 2 edit

Uncertain.[1]

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jer m animal

  1. brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)
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References edit

  1. ^ Bańkowski, Andrzej (2000), “jer”, in Etymologiczny słownik języka polskiego [Etymological Dictionary of the Polish Language] (in Polish)

Further reading edit

  • jer in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • jer in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian edit

Etymology edit

From an earlier jere, from the neuter form of Proto-Slavic *jь že. Compare Slovene ker.

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Conjunction edit

jȅr (Cyrillic spelling је̏р)

  1. because, for (for the reason)
    Synonyms: jȅrbo, budući da
    Jer stalno ponavljaš jedno te isto.'Cause you say the same thing over and over again. (literally, “Because you are repeating one and the same.”)
    Svi su mrtvi jer su tražili mene.They're all dead because they were looking for me.

References edit

  • jer” in Hrvatski jezični portal

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jer m (feminine jeny, neuter jes)

  1. that, that one