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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

verre

  1. Inflected form of ver

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French voirre most probably pronounced /vwɛr/, from Latin vitrum. Doublet of vitre.

The irregular evolution of /wɛ/ into /ɛ/ in this word is "early but normal after labials"; the influence of derivatives with an etymological first-syllable /ɛ/ may also be relevant. Compare François vs. Français, roide vs. raide.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

verre m (plural verres)

  1. (usually uncountable) glass (substance)
    verre de couleurcolored glass
    1. symbol of fragility
      Ça casse comme le verre.That breaks like glass.
    2. symbol of transparency
      Une maison de verre.A house of glass.
  2. (countable) Object in this substance
    1. (optics) glass
      des verres de lunettesspectacles
    2. lens
      des verres grossissantsmagnifying lenses
    3. glass (drinking vessel)
      un verre en cristala crystal glass
    4. its content
      On va boire un verre!Let's go have a drink!

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

verre

  1. ablative singular of verrēs

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch ferro, from Proto-Germanic *ferrô.

AdverbEdit

verre

  1. far, at great distance
  2. far, towards a great distance
  3. far into the future
  4. far, to a great extent

DescendantsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

verre

  1. far, faraway, at great distance

InflectionEdit

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • verre (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • verre (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • verre (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • verre (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French verai

AdjectiveEdit

verre (superlative verrest)

  1. true

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:verre.


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse verri

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AdjectiveEdit

verre

  1. worse; comparative degree of vond
  2. comparative degree of ille
  3. comparative degree of ond

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