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All 3 letters words made out of ire

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Definitions and meaning of ire

ire

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /aɪɹ/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /aɪ.ə(ɹ)/
  • Rhymes: -aɪə(r)

Etymology 1

From Middle English ire, yre, shortened form of iren (coiron). More at iron.

Noun

ire

  1. (obsolete) Iron.
    • the cruel ire, red as any glede

Etymology 2

From Middle English ire, from Old French ire (ire), from Latin īra (wrath, rage), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eysh₂- (to fall upon, act sharply) (compare Old English ofost (haste, zeal), Old Norse eisa (to race forward), Ancient Greek ἱερός (hierós, supernatural, holy), οἶστρος (oîstros, frenzy; gadfly), Avestan 𐬀𐬈𐬯𐬨𐬀(aesma, anger), Sanskrit एषति (eṣati, to drive on)).

Noun

ire (uncountable)

  1. (literary, poetic) Great anger; wrath; keen resentment.
    • That lord is now of Thebes the Citee,
      Fulfild of ire and of iniquitee,
      He, for despit and for his tirannye,
      To do the dede bodyes vileynye,
      Of alle oure lordes, whiche that been slawe,
      Hath alle the bodyes on an heep ydrawe,
      And wol nat suffren hem, by noon assent,
      Neither to been yburyed nor ybrent.
    • She lik'd not his desire; Fain would be free but dreadeth parents ire
    • 1390, John Gower, Confessio Amantis
      "My good father, tell me this;
      "What thing is ire?
      Sonne, it is That in our English wrath is hote."
Synonyms
  • fury
  • rage
  • wrath
Related terms
Translations

Verb

ire (third-person singular simple present ires, present participle iring, simple past and past participle ired)

  1. (transitive) To anger; to fret; to irritate.
Translations

References

  • ire in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.
  • ire in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Anagrams

  • -ier, EIR, Eri., Rie, eir, rei, rie

Dongxiang

Etymology

From Proto-Mongolic *ire-, compare Mongolian ирэх (ireh), Daur irgw.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /iˈrə/, [iˈɾɛ]

Verb

ire

  1. to come

Derived terms

  • iregva (to make come)
  • iredan (manner of coming)

French

Etymology

From Latin īra.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /iʁ/
  • Rhymes: -iʁ

Noun

ire f (plural ires)

  1. (archaic, literary or poetic) ire, anger
    Synonym: colère

Further reading

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

Anagrams

  • rie

Italian

Etymology 1

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun

ire f

  1. plural of ira

Etymology 2

From Latin īre, present active infinitive of .

Verb

ire

  1. (obsolete, regional, literary) to go
    Synonyms: andare, gire

Conjugation

  • Highly defective. Mostly obsolete (with the exceptions of ire, ito and ite, still used in regional contexts).

Anagrams

  • eri, rei, riè

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈiː.re/, [ˈiː.ɾɛ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈi.re/, [ˈiː.rɛ]

Verb

īre

  1. present active infinitive of

References

  • ire in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]

Middle English

Etymology 1

Determiner

ire

  1. Alternative form of hire

Pronoun

ire

  1. Alternative form of hire

References

  • “hir, (pron.1)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 10 May 2018.

Etymology 2

Pronoun

ire

  1. Alternative form of hire

References

  • “hir(e), pron (2)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 10 June 2018.

Etymology 3

From Old English ēare.

Noun

ire

  1. Alternative form of ere (ear)

Etymology 4

Determiner

ire

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

Middle French

Etymology

Old French ire < Latin īra.

Noun

ire f (plural ires)

  1. ire; rage; fury

Descendants

  • French: ire

Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

ire m (definite singular iren, indefinite plural irer, definite plural irene)

  1. person from Ireland, Irishman.
    Synonyms: irlender, irlending

Related terms

  • Republikken Irland, Irland
  • irsk

References

  • “ire” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

ire m (definite singular iren, indefinite plural irar, definite plural irane)

  1. person from Ireland, Irishman.
    Synonyms: irlendar, irlending

Related terms

  • Republikken Irland, Irland
  • irsk

References

  • “ire” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old French

Etymology

Latin īra.

Noun

ire f (oblique plural ires, nominative singular ire, nominative plural ires)

  1. ire, anger, rage

Descendants

  • English: ire
  • French: ire (now rare)

References

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (ire)
  • ire on the Anglo-Norman On-Line Hub

Old Saxon

Alternative forms

  • ira, iro, iru

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *hiz.

Pronoun

ire

  1. Alternative form of ira

Declension


Portuguese

Verb

ire

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

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to anger.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)