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See also Åre, -are, and -aré

English

Etymology 1

Inflection of Old English am, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁es- (to be, exist).

Pronunciation

Stressed
Unstressed

Verb

are

  1. Second-person singular simple present tense of be.
    Mary, where are you going?
  2. First-person plural simple present tense of be.
    We are not coming.
  3. Second-person plural simple present tense of be.
    Mary and John, are you listening?
  4. Third-person plural simple present tense of be.
    They are here somewhere.
Synonyms
  • (second-person singular): (archaic) art (used with thou)
Translations

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Etymology 2

From French are.

Noun

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Singular
are

Plural
{{{1}}}

are ({{{1}}})
  1. (rare) A 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
Derived terms
Translations

Basque

Noun

are

  1. rake

Dutch

Noun

are

  1. are, a unit of surface area

French

Pronunciation

Homophones

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] area, a piece of level ground.

Noun

are m. (plural ares)


  1. An are.

Italian

Noun

are f. pl.

  1. Plural form of ara.

Japanese

Japanese demonstratives (edit)
ko- so- a- do-
此れ (, kore)
this one
其れ (, sore)
that one
彼れ (, are)
that one over there
何れ (, dore)
which one?
此の (, kono)
(of) this
其の (, sono)
(of) that
彼の (, ano)
(of) that over there
何の (, dono)
(of) what?
んな (konna)
like this
んな (sonna)
like that
んな (anna)
like that over there
んな (donna)
how? what sort of?
此処 (, koko)
here
其処 (, soko)
there
彼処 (そこ*, asoko*)
over there
何処 (, doko)
where?
此方 (ちら, kochira)
this way
其方 (ちら, sochira)
that way
彼方 (ちら, achira)
that way over there
何方 (ちら, dochira)
which way?
()
in this manner
()
in that manner
* (ā*)
in that (other) manner
如何 (, )
in what manner?
* irregular formation

Prefix

are (kanji 彼れ, hiragana あれ)

  1. that one over there

Usage notes

  • The hiragana spelling (あれ) is preferred to the kanji spelling (彼れ), which is rarely used.

Noun

are (hiragana あれ)

  1. 荒れ: stormy weather, tempest, chaps (of skin)



Old English

Pronunciation

Noun

āre (form of ār)

  1. Accusative, genitive or dative singular of ār.
  2. Nominative or accusative plural of ār.

Old Frisian

Noun

are

  1. ear

Romanian

Verb

are

  1. third-person singular present tense form of [[avea#Template:lang:ro|avea]]. he/she has

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