See also: seier

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German sēr, from Old High German sēr (sore, painful), from Proto-Germanic *sairaz. Cognate with German sehr (very), Dutch zeer (very; painful), English sore. The semantic development is “sore, painful” → “violent, powerful” → “fast, quick”.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /zei̯(e)r/, [ˈzɜɪ̯.ɐ]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɜɪɐ

AdjectiveEdit

séier (masculine séieren, neuter séiert, comparative méi séier, superlative am séiersten)

  1. fast, quick
    Synonyms: schnell, huerteg, schëtzeg

DeclensionEdit