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err

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English

Etymology

From Anglo-Norman errer, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] errare (to wander, to err).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /eə/ or IPA: /ɜː/
  • (US) IPA: /ɛɹ/ or (rare) IPA: /ɝ/
    (Note: the first pronunciation is considered incorrect by some conservative commentators although it is more common. The second pronunciation may be unfamiliar to many speakers.)
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(r)

Verb

Infinitive
to err

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to err (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To make a mistake.
    He erred in his calculations, and made many mistakes.
  2. (intransitive) To sin.

Derived terms

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Noun

err

  1. dark

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