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3 letters words from 'era'

ARE 3EAR 3
ERA 3 

2 letters words from 'era'

AE 2AR 2
EA 2ER 2
RE 2 

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era rea ear aer rae are

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Definitions and meaning of era

era

Alternative forms

  • æra (archaic)

Etymology

Borrowed from Late Latin aera.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) enPR: îr'ə, IPA(key): /ˈɪə̯ɹ.ə/
  • Rhymes: -ɪəɹə
  • (US) enPR: ĕr'ə, IPA(key): /ˈɛɹ.ə/
  • Homophone: error (in non-rhotic accents)
  • Rhymes: -ɛɹə

Noun

era (plural eras)

  1. A time period of indeterminate length, generally more than one year.
  2. (geology) A unit of time, smaller than eons and greater than periods.

Synonyms

  • (time period of indeterminate length): age, epoch, period
  • See also Thesaurus:era

Coordinate terms

  • (geological time units) supereon, aeon/eon, era, period, epoch, age/sub-epoch

Derived terms

  • (geological time unit): Cenozoic era, erathem, Mesozoic era, Paleozoic era

Translations

Anagrams

  • 'ear, ARE, Aer, EAR, REA, Rae, Rea, aer-, are, aër-, ear, rea

Asturian

Etymology

From Late Latin aera.

Noun

era f (plural eres)

  1. era (time period)

Synonyms

  • época

Basque

Noun

era inan

  1. manner

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈe.ɾə/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈe.ɾa/

Etymology 1

From Late Latin aera.

Noun

era f (plural eres)

  1. era (time period)
    Synonym: època

Etymology 2

From Old Occitan, inherited from Latin ārea (open space; threshing floor). Compare the borrowed doublet àrea.

Noun

era f (plural eres)

  1. Small section of arable land destined for cultivation.

Etymology 3

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

era

  1. first-person singular imperfect indicative form of ser
  2. third-person singular imperfect indicative form of ser

Further reading

  • “era” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “era” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “era” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “era” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Chuukese

Verb

era

  1. (intransitive) to say

Related terms

  • ereni

Esperanto

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈera/
  • Hyphenation: er‧a
  • Rhymes: -era

Adjective

era (accusative singular eran, plural eraj, accusative plural erajn)

  1. adjective form of ero (“bit, piece”).

Fala

Verb

era

  1. third-person singular imperfect indicative of sel

Galician

Verb

era

  1. first/third-person singular imperfect indicative of ser

Interlingua

Noun

era (plural eras)

  1. era

Italian

Etymology

From Late Latin aera.

Noun

era f (plural ere)

  1. age, epoch, period
  2. (geology) era

Verb

era

  1. third-person singular imperfect indicative of essere

See also

  • epoca
  • età

Anagrams

  • are, rea

Ladino

Verb

era (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling אירה‎)

  1. first-person singular imperfect indicative of ser
  2. third-person singular imperfect indicative of ser

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈe.ra/, [ˈɛ.ra]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈe.ra/, [ˈɛː.ra]

Noun

era f (genitive erae); first declension

  1. mistress (of a house, with respect to the servants)

Declension

First-declension noun.


Luganda

Conjunction

era

  1. and then (only used for occurrences in chronological order)

See also

  • ne

References

The Essentials of Luganda, J. D. Chesswas, 4th edition. Oxford University Press: Nairobi. 1967, p. 95.


Norwegian

Verb

era

  1. (dialectal) present plural of vera

Synonyms

  • er, er
  • ero (archaic plural form in nynorsk)

Occitan

Article

era f

  1. feminine singular of eth

Pronoun

era

  1. (Gascony) she

Old Dutch

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *aiʀu, from Proto-Germanic *aizō.

Noun

ēra f

  1. honour
  2. dignity

Derived terms

  • unēra

Descendants

  • Middle Dutch: êre
    • Dutch: eer
      • Afrikaans: eer
    • Limburgish: ieër

Further reading

  • “ēra”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old High German

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *aiʀu, from Proto-Germanic *aizō, whence also Old English ār, Old Norse eir.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈeː.ra/

Noun

ēra f

  1. honour
  2. renown
  3. respect

Declension

Descendants

  • German: Ehre

References

  • Henry Frowde, An Old High German Primer
  • Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer with grammar, notes and glossary, Second Edition

Old Saxon

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *aiʀu, from Proto-Germanic *aizō, whence also Old English ār, Old Norse eir.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛː.rɑ/

Noun

ēra f

  1. honour
  2. renown
  3. glory

Declension



Old Tupi

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔɛɾa/, /ˈtɛɾa/

Noun

era

  1. name

Usage notes

  • The stem era could never be used inside a sentence without a prefix. The absolute form tera was used whenever the noun was not possessed.

References

  • LEMOS BARBOSA, A. Curso de Tupi antigo. Rio de Janeiro: Livraria São José, 1956.

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛ.ra/

Noun

era f

  1. era

Declension

Related terms

  • n.e., p.n.e.

Further reading

  • era in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • era in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal, Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈɛ.ɾɐ/
  • Hyphenation: e‧ra
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  • Homophones: hera, Hera
  • Rhymes: -ɛra

Etymology 1

Inflected form of ser (to be).

Verb

era

  1. first/third-person singular imperfect indicative of ser

Etymology 2

From Late Latin aera.

Noun

era f (plural eras)

  1. era (time period of indeterminate length, generally more than one year)
  2. (archaeology) age (period of human prehistory)
  3. (geology) era (unit of time, smaller than aeons and greater than periods)
Synonyms
  • (indeterminately lengthy time period): época
  • (period of human prehistory): idade
Derived terms

Rapa Nui

Pronoun

era

  1. that

Romanian

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [jeˈra]

Verb

era

  1. third-person singular imperfect indicative of fi: he/she was (being)
    el era pierdut
    he was lost
    el era sarcastic
    he was being sarcastic

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈera]

Noun

era f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of eră

Rwanda-Rundi

Verb

-êra (infinitive kwêra, perfective -êze)

  1. be white
  2. be pure, be innocent
  3. be holy
  4. be ripe

Derived terms

  • icyumweru / icumweru (week)
  • umwera (white person)
  • umweru (something white)

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

Borrowed from Late Latin aera.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ěːra/
  • Hyphenation: e‧ra

Noun

éra f (Cyrillic spelling е́ра)

  1. era

Declension


Spanish

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: e‧ra

Etymology 1

see ser

Verb

era

  1. First-person singular (yo) imperfect indicative form of ser.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperfect indicative form of ser.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) imperfect indicative form of ser.

See also

  • estaba

Etymology 2

From Late Latin aera.

Noun

era f (plural eras)

  1. era
  2. (geology) era

Etymology 3

Inherited from Latin ārea. Compare the borrowed doublet área.

Noun

era f (plural eras)

  1. threshing floor
  2. tipple

Swedish

Alternative forms

  • edra (archaic)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /eːra/
  • Hyphenation: e‧ra

Etymology 1

From Old Norse yðr, yðar, from Proto-Germanic *izwiz.

Pronoun

era (singular form er)

  1. your, yours (multiple owners of more than one object)
  2. you (only in this use:)

Declension

Etymology 2

From Latin aera.

Noun

era c

  1. era

Declension

Anagrams

  • -are, rea

Tause

Noun

era

  1. water

See also

  • ira (Weirate and Deirate dialects)

References

  • Duane A. Clouse, 1997, Toward a reconstruction and reclassification of the Lakes Plain languages of Irian Jaya, In Karl J. Franklin (ed.), Papers in Papuan linguistics No. 2, 133-236. Canberra: Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University, page 172

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a main division of geological time.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)