Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word ere. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in ere.
Definitions and meaning of ere
From Middle Englishere, from Old Englishǣr (adverb, conjunction, and preposition), from Proto-Germanic*airiz, comparative of Proto-Germanic*airi(“early”), from Proto-Indo-European*h₂éyeri(“day, morning”) (compare Avestan𐬀𐬫𐬀𐬭 (ayar, “day”), Gk. ἠέριος(ēérios, “at daybreak”), see also era). The adverb erstwhile retains the Old English superlative ǣrest(“earliest”). Cognate with Saterland Frisianeer(“before”), Dutcheer(“before, sooner than”), Germaneher(“earlier”).
(Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɛə/, /ɛː/
(General American) IPA(key): /ɛəɹ/
Homophones: air, heir, Ayr
ere (not comparable)
(obsolete) At an earlier time. [10th–17th c.]
1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, John I:
Thys is he of whome I spake, he that commeth after me, was before me be cause he was yer than I.
(poetic, archaic) Before; sooner than.
1594, Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece
Stirring ere the break of day.
(poetic, archaic) Before
Bible, John iv. 49
Sir, come down ere my child die.
(Can we date this quote by Dryden and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
Ere sails were spread new oceans to explore.
For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:ere.
Obsolete form of ear.
1533, R. Saltwood:
As plesaunt to the ere as the blacke sanctus Of a sad sorte vpon a mery pyn.
-eer, EER, REE, Ree, e'er, eer, ree
Darrell T. Tryon, Comparative Austronesian Dictionary (1995), page 26
(obsolete)present plural of være
Plural verbs were made optional in 1900.
(archaic)Dative singular form of eer
(archaic) singular present subjunctive of eren
Possibly the same root as in erk. Compare Finnishhereä, Livviherei and Vepshered.
ere (genitiveereda, partitiveeredat)
ér + -e(possessive suffix)
IPA(key): [ ˈɛrɛ]
third-person singular single-possession possessive of ér
plural of era
vocative singular of erus
From Old Dutchēra, from Proto-Germanic*aizō.
This noun needs an inflection-table template.
Alternative form of êer
See the etymology of the main entry.
feminine genitive/dative singular of êen
“ere (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “ere (IV)”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page IV
From Old Englishhiere.
Alternative form of hire
Alternative form of hire
“hir, (pron.1)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 10 May 2018.
From Old Englishēare, from Proto-Germanic*ausô, from Proto-Indo-European*h₂ṓws.
eare, eere, yere, here, eyr, ire, ȝhere
ere (pluraleren or eres)
ear(organ that receives sound)
The auricle; the outside of the ear.
The ear canal; the portion of the ear which is not apparent by sight.
The power of hearing; the ability to detect sound.
The level of attention given to someone speaking.
A handle or grip.
A portion of the heart with an earlike shape.
Tok Pisin: ia
“ēre (n.(1))” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-05-12.
From Old Englishēar.
Alternative form of eere(“ear of grain”)
From Old Englishhere.
Alternative form of here(“army”)
Alternative form of here(“their”)
“her(e (pron.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 12 June 2018.
From Old Englishearon.
Alternative form of aren
transnewguinea.org, citing D. C. Laycock, Languages of the Lumi Subdistrict (West Sepik District), New Guinea (1968), Oceanic Linguistics, 7 (1): 36-66
The Structural Violence of Resouce Extraction in the Purari Delta, in Tropical Forests Of Oceania: Anthropological Perspectives
Comparative wordlists (Karl James Franklin, Summer Institute of Linguistics) (1975)
Transnewguinea.org, citing G. E. MacDonald, The Teberan Language Family, pages 111-121, in The Linguistic Situation in the Gulf District and Adjacent Area, Papua New Guinea (editor K. J. Franklin) (1973)
indefinite plural of eră
indefinite genitive/dative singular of eră
The name of the Latin-script letter R.
erre(represents both r and rr)
(colloquial)Apocopic form of eres; you are
“ere” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.