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- Said when hesitating in speech.
Third person singular
- (informal) To utter the word "er" when hesitating in speech, found almost exclusively in the phrase um and er.
- He ummed and erred his way through the presentation.
- e (preposition "in") + ur (indefinite article "a(n)")
- e (preposition "in") + ar (definite article "the")
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Er is an object pronoun used instead of hem, haar, het, or hen when such pronoun would be the complement of a preposition (which is not grammatically wrong), in which case er becomes the complement of a postposition. If er is followed immediately by its postposition, the two words can merge to form a pronominal adverb (see the following list of "derived terms").
- Ik heb ermee gewerkt. — I have worked with it.
- Je kunt er de bergen boven zien. — You can see the mountains above it.
- IPA: [er]
|Indicative||eg||tú|| hann / hon
| vit, tit,|
teir / tær / tey
|Present||||ver !||||verið !|
- he, she, it is, 3rd person singular present form of vera (to be)
er [[Category:Template:lang:de pronouns|er]]
- (personal) he.
- Wo ist Klaus? Wo ist er? — Where is Klaus? Where is he?
- (personal) it (when the grammatical gender of the object/article/thing/animal etc., being referred to, is masculine (der)).
- Dies ist mein Hund. Er heißt Waldi. — This is my dog. Its name is Waldi.
- Dort steht ein Baum. Er ist über 100 Jahre alt. — There stands a tree. It is more than 100 years old.
The genitive case seiner is more and more rarely used in modern German.
- The genitive case seiner does not express ownership, so one must not mix it up with the possessive pronoun sein, which is declined by gender, singular/plural and case.
- first person singular present tense indicative of vera
- third person singular present tense indicative of vera
er [[Category:Template:lang:is pronouns|er]]
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) which
- (archaic) in relations with a demonstrative pronoun (this, that, these) or personal pronoun (I, we, they), which represents the genitive of a relative pronoun.
- (with an "indexical"; ábendingarorð) of a place, of a time
- A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of three tones, ér, ěr, or èr.
English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.
- Present tense of være.
Old High German
- IPA: [ɛr]
er [[Category:Template:lang:pl noun forms|er]]
- plural genitive of era
- (South Scots) Second-person simple present form of ti be
- (South Scots) Plural simple present form of ti be
- (South Scots) First-person singular simple present form of an obscure form of ti be
- A'm er so!
Used emphatically. See ir.
er c. (neuter possessive only ert, plural era)
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1), (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) yee, you (plural)
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) your, yours; (speaking to more than one person, about one object)
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) of ni; c.f. yourselves
- Skulle ni vilja lära er jonglera? = Would you guys like to learn how to juggle?
- reach (imperative)
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