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mear

See also: méar

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mear (plural mears)

  1. alternative form of mere ("boundary").

See alsoEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Dutch Low SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Dutch maar.

ConjunctionEdit

mear

  1. but

IrishEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

mear (genitive singular masculine mir, genitive singular feminine mire)

  1. quick
  2. swift
  3. rapid
  4. sudden
  5. impetuous

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mear mhear unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin mediāre, present active infinitive of mediō, from Latin medius.

VerbEdit

mear (first-person singular present indicative meio, past participle meado)

  1. to halve (divide into two)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin meiāre < Latin meiere, present active infinitive of meiō. Compare Portuguese mijar.

VerbEdit

mear (first-person singular present meo, first-person singular preterite meé, past participle meado)

  1. to piss
  2. (reflexive) to piss oneself

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West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian māra, from Proto-Germanic *maizô (more), from Proto-Indo-European *mē- (many). Cognate with Dutch meer, Low German and German mehr, English more, Danish mere.

AdjectiveEdit

mear

  1. more