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3 letters words from 'are'

ARE 3EAR 3
ERA 3 

2 letters words from 'are'

AE 2AR 2
EA 2ER 2
RE 2 

All 3 letters words made out of are

are rae aer ear rea era

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word are. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in are.

Definitions and meaning of are

are

Etymology 1

From Middle English aren, from Old English earun, earon (are), reinforced by Old Norse plural forms in er- (displacing alternative Old English sind and bēoþ), from Proto-Germanic *arun ((they) are), from Proto-Germanic *esi/*izi (a form of Proto-Germanic *wesaną (to be)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésti (is). Cognate with Old Norse eru ((they) are) (> Icelandic eru ((they) are), Swedish är ((they) are), Danish er ((they) are)), Old English eart ((thou) art). More at art.

Alternative forms

  • ar (obsolete)

Pronunciation

Stressed
  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: är, IPA(key): /ɑː(ɹ)/
  • (General American) enPR: ar, IPA(key): /ɑɹ/
  • (General Australian, General New Zealand) enPR: är, IPA(key): /ɐː(ɹ)/
  • (now dialectal) IPA(key): /ɛə(ɹ)/, /ɛː(ɹ)/
  • (proscribed, rare, due to confusion with "our") IPA(key): /aʊɚ/, /aʊə/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)
  • Homophones: argh, r
Unstressed
  • (Received Pronunciation, General Australian) IPA(key): /ə(ɹ)/
  • (General New Zealand) IPA(key): /ɘ(ɹ)/
  • (General American) enPR: är, IPA(key): /ɚ/

Verb

are

  1. second-person singular simple present of be
  2. first-person plural simple present of be
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  3. second-person plural simple present of be
  4. third-person plural simple present of be
  5. (East Yorkshire, Midlands) present of be
Synonyms
  • (second-person singular): (archaic) art (used with thou)
Usage notes
  • The pronunciation /aʊɚ/ arising from confusion of "are" and "our" is rare, however it results as the latter can be elided into /ɑɹ/ in quick speech.
Translations

See also

Etymology 2

From French are.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɛə/, /ɛː/
  • (General American) enPR: âr, IPA(key): /ɛəɹ/, /ɛɹ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛə(ɹ)
  • Homophones: air, ere, heir; err (one pronunciation)

Noun

are (plural ares)

  1. (rare) An accepted (but deprecated and rarely used) SI unit of area equal to 100 square metres, or a former unit of approximately the same extent. Symbol: a.
Usage notes
  • Are is now rarely used except in its derivative hectare.
Synonyms
  • (SI unit): (rare) square decametre
Derived terms
Translations
Further reading

Are on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • 'ear, Aer, EAR, ERA, REA, Rae, Rea, aer-, aër-, ear, era, rea

Basque

Noun

are inan

  1. rake

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from French are, from Latin ārea.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈaː.rə/
  • Hyphenation: are
  • Rhymes: -aːrə

Noun

are f (plural aren or ares)

  1. are, a unit of surface area

Derived terms

  • hectare

French

Etymology

Learned formation from Latin area, a piece of level ground. Doublet of aire.

Pronunciation

  • Homophone: art

Noun

are m (plural ares)

  1. an are

Related terms

Further reading

  • “are” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.re/, [ˈäːr̺e̞]
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Homophone: -are (to) (infinitive verb suffix)
  • Hyphenation: à‧re

Etymology 1

Variant of aere.

Noun

are m (plural ari)

  1. Archaic form of aere.

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun

are f pl

  1. plural of ara

Anagrams

  • era, Era, rea

Japanese

Romanization

are

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あれ

Latin

Verb

ārē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of āreō

References

  • are in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Lindu

Noun

are

  1. long, large sickle

Mapudungun

Noun

are (using Raguileo Alphabet)

  1. warmth, heat

References

  • Wixaleyiñ: Mapucezugun-wigkazugun pici hemvlcijka (Wixaleyiñ: Small Mapudungun-Spanish dictionary), Beretta, Marta; Cañumil, Dario; Cañumil, Tulio, 2008.

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English heora.

Determiner

are

  1. (chiefly West Midland and Kentish dialectal) Alternative form of here (their)

References

  • “her(e (pron.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 12 June 2018.

Etymology 2

From Old English hara.

Noun

are

  1. Alternative form of hare

Etymology 3

From Old English earon.

Verb

are

  1. Alternative form of aren

Norwegian

Etymology 1

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

are

  1. white-tailed eagle

Etymology 2

Perhaps from a Dutch Low Saxon [Term?] or German Low German [Term?] verb.

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb

are

  1. to suit, fit

Old English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑːre/

Noun 1

āre

  1. honor, glory, grace
Declension

Noun 2

āre

  1. dative singular of ār (messenger, herald; angel; missionary)

Old Frisian

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *auʀā, from Proto-Germanic *ausô.

Noun

are n

  1. ear

Inflection

Descendants

  • North Frisian:
    Föhr: uar
    Hallig, Mooring: uur
    Helgoland: Uaar
  • Saterland Frisian: Oor
  • West Frisian: ear

Pali

Alternative forms

Etymology

Onomatopoeic.

Interjection

are

  1. wow, woah
  2. yay

Derived terms

  • re

Portuguese

Etymology 1

Noun

are m (plural ares)

  1. (historical) are (unit of area)

Etymology 2

Verb

are

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of arar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of arar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of arar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of arar

Romanian

Etymology

Cf. Latin habēret, habuerit. Compare Aromanian ari. See also Romanian ar, used in a periphrastic construction of the conditional.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈare/
  • Rhymes: -are

Verb

are

  1. third-person singular present indicative of avea

See also

  • a

Scots

Etymology

From Middle English are, from Old English ār (honor, worth, dignity, glory, respect, reverence, grace, favor, prosperity, benefit, help, mercy, pity, privilege), from Proto-Germanic *aizō (respect, honour), from *ais- (to honour, respect, revere). Cognate with Dutch eer (honour, credit), German Ehre (honour, glory), Latin erus (master, professor).

Noun

are (uncountable)

  1. grace; mercy

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈaɾe/

Verb

are

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of arar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of arar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of arar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of arar.

Tagalog

Pronoun

are

  1. (Batangas) this, it

Synonyms

  • (Manila, Standard Tagalog) ito
  • (Central Luzon) ere, ire

Derived terms


Venetian

Noun

are

  1. plural of ara

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a unit of metric land measure.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)