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3 letters words from 'her'

HER 6REH 6

2 letters words from 'her'

EH 5ER 2
HE 5RE 2

All 3 letters words made out of her

her ehr hre rhe erh reh

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

Definitions and meaning of her

her

Alternative forms

  • herė

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhɜː(ɹ)/, unstressed IPA(key): /ə(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhɝ/, unstressed IPA(key): /ɚ/
  • Homophone: a (non-rhotic, unstressed)
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)

Etymology

From Middle English here, hir, hire, from Old English hiere (her), from Proto-Germanic *hezōi (dative and genitive singular of *hijō). Cognate with North Frisian hör, Saterland Frisian hier, hiere (her), West Frisian har (her), Dutch haar (her), German Low German hör (her), German ihr (her).

Determiner

her

  1. Belonging to her (belonging to that female, or in poetic or old-fashioned language that ship, city, season, etc).
    This is her book
    • 1928, The Journal of the American Dental Association, page 765:
      Prodigal in everything, summer spreads her blessings with lavish unconcern, and waving her magic wand across the landscape of the world, she bids the sons of men to enter in [...]
    • 2001, Betsy Gould Hearne, Wishes, Kisses, and Pigs, Simon and Schuster (→ISBN), page 78:
      On top of the circle she wrote her name, Louise, just above where the 12 on a clock would be.
    • 2010, Andrew Lambert, Nelson: Britannia's God of War, Faber & Faber (→ISBN):
      On 24 April Nelson rejoined his ship, her battle damage repaired ...

Translations

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Pronoun

her

  1. The form of she used after a preposition or as the object of a verb; that woman, that ship, etc.
    Give it to her (after preposition)
    He wrote her a letter (indirect object)
    He treated her for a cold (direct object)
    • February 1896, Ground-swells, by Jeannette H. Walworth, published in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine; page 183:
      "Then what became of her?"
      "Her? Which ‘her’? The park is full of ‘hers’."
      "The lady with the green feathers in her hat. A big Gainsborough hat. I am quite sure it was Miss Hartuff."

Translations

Noun

her (plural hers)

  1. (informal) A female person or animal.
    I think this bird is a him, but it may be a her.
    • Hélène Cixous
      [] daring dizzying passages in other, fleeting and passionate dwellings within the hims and hers whom she inhabits []

Synonyms

  • she

Anagrams

  • EHR, Ehr, HRE, reh

Aromanian

Alternative forms

  • heru, hjeru

Etymology

From Latin ferrum. Compare Daco-Romanian fier, Spanish hierro.

Noun

her n (plural heari or heare)

  1. iron

Related terms

  • hirar

Cornish

Noun

her

  1. Mixed mutation of ger.

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈɦɛr]

Noun

her f

  1. genitive plural of hra

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse hér.

Adverb

her

  1. here

Related terms


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɛr/

Adverb

her

  1. here

Usage notes

  • Not in common usage, "hier" is rather used. "her" is only used in expressions like the ones below.

Derived terms

  • her en der (here and there, hither and thither), her en der verspreid (scattered all over the place))
  • van hot naar her (from pillar to post, here, there and everywhere)

Faroese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /heːɹ/

Etymology 1

From Old Norse hér.

Adverb

her

  1. here

Etymology 2

From herur.

Noun

her

  1. indefinite accusative singular of herur

German

Etymology

From Old High German hera. Cognate to her.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /heːr/, [heːɐ̯], [hɛɐ̯]
  • Homophones: Heer, hehr
  • Homophone: Herr (common merger)
  • Rhymes: -eːɐ̯

Adverb

her

  1. hither, to this place, to here, to me/us
  2. ago

Synonyms

  • hin

Derived terms

  • heran
  • heraus
  • herbei
  • herüber
  • hierher
  • woher

See also

  • her-

Further reading

  • her in Duden online

Gothic

Romanization

hēr

  1. Romanization of 𐌷𐌴𐍂

Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse herr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɛːr/
  • Rhymes: -ɛːr

Noun

her m (genitive singular hers, nominative plural herir)

  1. army, military

Declension

Derived terms

  • herbragð
  • hergögn
  • herkvaðning
  • hermaður
  • herstígvél
  • þú og hvaða her

Kurdish

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *sárwas.

Adverb

her

  1. every, each
  2. anyone
  3. anyway

Limburgish

Etymology

From hieër

Noun

her m

  1. vocative singular of hieër

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English hǣr, from Proto-Germanic *hērą.

Alternative forms

  • hair, herre, hare, hore, hær, hor, heere, here, haire, er, heir, heyr, hier, hear, har

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɛːr/, /heːr/

Noun

her (plural heres)

  1. (countable) a hair (follicular growth on the skin)
  2. (uncountable) hair (follicular growths on the skin)
  3. pelt, hide, animal skin
  4. Something similar in appearance to hair (e.g. a botanical hair)
  5. (figuratively) small part, any part (of a person)
Related terms
  • hery
Descendants
  • English: hair
  • Scots: hair, hayr, hare

References

  • “hēr, n.” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-05-16.

Etymology 2

From Old English hēr, from Proto-Germanic *hē₂r.

Alternative forms
  • here, herre, heir, er, ere, hær, hære, ar, hier, hiere, hir, hire, hare, hyer, hyre

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /heːr/, /hɛːr/

Adverb

her

  1. here
Descendants
  • English: here
  • Scots: here, her

References

  • “hẹ̄r, adv.” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Etymology 3

Determiner

her

  1. Alternative form of hire (her, genitive)

Pronoun

her

  1. Alternative form of hire (hers)

Etymology 4

Pronoun

her

  1. Alternative form of hire (her, object)

Etymology 5

Determiner

her

  1. Alternative form of here (their)

Etymology 6

Adjective

her

  1. Alternative form of here (pleasant)

Etymology 7

Noun

her (plural heres)

  1. Alternative form of here (haircloth)

Etymology 8

Noun

her (plural heres or heren)

  1. Alternative form of herre (hinge)

Etymology 9

Noun

her

  1. Alternative form of here (army)

Etymology 10

Noun

her (plural heres)

  1. Alternative form of heir (heir)

Etymology 11

Verb

her (third-person singular simple present hereth, present participle herende, first-/third-person singular past indicative and past participle herd)

  1. Alternative form of heren (to hear)

Etymology 12

Adjective

her

  1. comparative degree of he (high)

North Frisian

Pronoun

her

  1. her: third-person singular, feminine, objective
  2. her: third-person singular, feminine, possesive

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse hér.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hæːr/

Adverb

her

  1. here

Derived terms

  • herfra, herifra

References

  • “her” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hæːr/, /heːr/
  • Homophone: hær

Etymology 1

From Old Norse hér.

Adverb

her

  1. here
    Det er fint å vera her.
    It's nice to be here.
  2. just now, recently
    Eg såg ho her ein dag.
    I saw her just the other day.

Etymology 2

Noun

her m (definite singular heren, indefinite plural herar, definite plural herane)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by hær

References

  • “her” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /xeːr/, [heːr]

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *hē₂r, apparently from the stem *hi- (this); the exact formation is unclear. Cognate with Old Saxon hēr, Old High German hiar, Old Norse hér, Gothic 𐌷𐌴𐍂 (hēr).

Adverb

hēr

  1. here
Descendants
  • Middle English: her, here, heer
    • English: here
    • Scots: her, here

Etymology 2

Noun

hēr n

  1. Alternative form of hǣr

Old High German

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *hairaz.

Adjective

hēr (comparative hērro)

  1. gray-haired, old
  2. noble, venerable
Descendants
  • Middle High German: hēr
    • German: hehr

Etymology 2

From Proto-Germanic *hiz.

Pronoun

hēr

  1. (northern dialects) Alternative form of er
Descendants
  • Middle High German: hër, he
    • Central Franconian:
      • Moselle Franconian: ä, en (from the accusative)
        • Eifelisch: hän, hen, en
        • Luxembourgish: hien, en
      • Ripuarian:
        • Kölsch: , ä
    • East Central German:
      • Lusatian-New Marchian:
      • Thuringian:
        • North Thuringian: he,
    • Rhine Franconian:
      • Hessian:
        • Low Hessian: he,
        • South Hessian: he
    • Vilamovian: hār

Turkish

Etymology

Borrowed from Persian هر(har). Cognate with Latin salvus (safe, whole), Ancient Greek ὅλος (hólos, complete, whole).

Determiner

her

  1. every
  2. each

Volapük

Noun

her (nominative plural hers)

  1. hair

Declension


Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɛr/

Noun

her f (plural heriau)

  1. challenge

Mutation


Zazaki

Etymology 1

Related to Persian هر(har).

Adjective

her

  1. each

Etymology 2

Related to Persian خر(xar).

Noun

her ?

  1. donkey

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a pronoun or possessive adjective representing a female person or thing.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)