See also: žir, зір, and жир

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Etymology 1Edit

Arabic زِير(zīr).

NounEdit

zir (plural zirs)

  1. A large clay jug for storing water, common in Egypt and the Sudan since ancient times.

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Etymology 2Edit

Blend of z (gender-neutral (as in ze)) +‎ i (him/his) +‎ r (her).

PronounEdit

zir (third-person singular, gender-neutral, objective case, reflexive hirself)

  1. (rare) Gender-neutral third-person singular accusative (object) pronoun, equivalent to singular them and coordinate with him and her.
    • 2002, Calderwood, Lynsey, Cracked: Recovering After Traumatic Brain Injury, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, →ISBN, page 155:
      However, it soon became very lonely as none of Alice’s school friends could see zir anymore and they soon forgot all about zir.
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DeterminerEdit

zir

  1. (rare) Belonging to zir, gender-neutral third-person singular possessive adjective, equivalent to singular their and coordinate with his and her.
    • 2002, Calderwood, Lynsey, Cracked: Recovering After Traumatic Brain Injury, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, →ISBN, page 155:
      … just when it seemed like zie was beginning to get a handle on zir teapot and form normal relationships – although one could hardly call zir twice-weekly sexual encounters with the March Hare ‘normal’ …
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Usage notesEdit

Used with ze (gender-neutral subject, coordinate to he/she).

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VilamovianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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AdverbEdit

zir

  1. very