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ereyesterday

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The happy think a lifetime short, but to the unhappy one night can be an eternity.
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Etymology

From Old English ǣr. (adverb, conjunction, & preposition), from Proto-Germanic *airiz comparative of Proto-Germanic *air (early) from Proto-Indo-European *ayer- (day, morning) (compare Avestan ayar "day," Gk. eerios (at daybreak), see also era) + Middle English < Old English geostran dæg, compounded from geostran (yesterday) < Proto-Germanic *gestra- < Proto-Indo-European *ghes; + Middle English day < Old English dæg < Proto-Germanic *dagaz < Proto-Indo-European *dhegh- (to burn).

Pronunciation

Adverb

ereyesterday (not comparable)

Positive
ereyesterday

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (obsolete) On the day before yesterday.
    • 1535, Coverdale, Bible, Genesis 31:2
      And Iacob behelde Labans countenaunce, & beholde, it was not towarde him as yesterday and ereyesterday.

Translations

Noun

Singular
ereyesterday

Plural
singular only

ereyesterday (singular only)
  1. (obsolete) The day before yesterday.

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