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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)/, /aː(ɹ)/
  • (Ireland) IPA(key): /aɹ/, /äːɹ/
  • (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
  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, Ayr, ere, eyre, heir, err (one pronunciation); e'er (US)

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

Etymology 3

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

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɑː(ɹ)/

Noun

are (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete or dialectal) Grace, mercy.
  2. (obsolete) Honour, dignity.
Usage notes

In the first sense, generally found in the phrase God's are, as in to seek God's are or bid (for) God's are.

References
  • The Dictionary of the Scots Language
  • The Middle English Dictionary

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

Descendants

  • Papiamentu: are

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

Descendants

  • Norwegian Bokmål: ar

Further reading

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

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.re/
  • Homophone: -are (infinitive verb suffix)
  • Rhymes: -are
  • 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 corresponding lemma form.

Noun

are f pl

  1. plural of ara

Anagrams

  • -erà, Era, Rea, 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 (Raguileo spelling)

  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

Determiner

are

  1. (chiefly Kent and West Midlands) Alternative form of here (their)

Etymology 2

Noun

are

  1. Alternative form of hare (hare)

Etymology 3

Verb

are

  1. Alternative form of aren

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

Perhaps from a Dutch Low Saxon or German Low German verb.

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

Verb

are (present tense arar, past tense ara, past participle ara, passive infinitive arast, present participle arande, imperative ar)

  1. (reflexive) to suit, fit

Etymology 2

Determiner

are

  1. (dialectal) alternative form of andre

Adjective

are

  1. (dialectal) alternative form of andre

Etymology 3

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

Noun

are

  1. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) white-tailed eagle

Old English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑːre/

Noun

āre

  1. honor, glory, grace

Declension

Noun

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/, [ˈa.ɾe]

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

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: a‧re
  • IPA(key): /ʔaˈɾɛ/, [ʔɐˈɾɛ]

Pronoun

aré

  1. (chiefly Batangas) Alternative form of ari: this one; this
    Synonyms: (Manila) ito, (Central Luzon) ire, (Central Luzon) ere

See also



Tangam

Etymology

From Proto-Tani *a-lə, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *la.

Noun

are

  1. (anatomy) foot, leg

References

  • Mark W. Post (2017) The Tangam Language: Grammar, Lexicon and Texts, →ISBN

Ternate

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈa.ɾe]

Verb

are

  1. (transitive) to scratch

References

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Toraja-Sa'dan

Etymology

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qazay.

Noun

are

  1. ant

Venetian

Noun

are

  1. plural of ara

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