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Pronunciation

Pronoun

her

  1. (possessive) Belonging to her.
    This is her book
  2. (personal) The form of she used after a preposition or as the object of a verb; that woman, that ship, etc.
    Give it to her (after preposition)
    He wrote her a letter (indirect object)
    He treated her for a cold (direct object)

Translations


Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse hér.

Adverb

her

  1. here

Related terms


Dutch

Noun

her

  1. here

Usage notes

Not used in daily life, "hier" is rather used. "her" is only used in expressions like the ones below.

Derived terms


Faroese

Etymology

From Old Norse hér.

Adverb

her

  1. here

German

Etymology

Old High German hera.

Adverb

her [[Category:Template:lang:de adverbs|her]]

  1. hither, to this place, to here, to me/us
  2. ago

Antonyms

Derived terms

See also


Icelandic

Etymology

Old Norse herr.

Noun

her m. [[Category:Template:lang:is nouns|her]]

  1. army

Derived terms


Kurdish

Etymology

From Persian.

Adverb

her

  1. every, each
  2. anyone
  3. anyway

Limburgish

Etymology

From hieër

Noun

her m

  1. vocative of hieër
  2. mister!
  3. Lord!

Norwegian

Adverb

her

  1. here

Old English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Apparently from the Germanic stem *hi- ‘this’; the exact formation is unclear. Cognate with Old Saxon hēr, Old High German hiar, Old Norse hér, Gothic 𐌷𐌴𐍂.

Adverb

hēr

  1. here
Descendants

Etymology 2

From Germanic *hǣrom. Cognate with Old Saxon hār (Dutch haar), Old High German hār (German Haar), Old Norse hár (Swedish hår).

Noun

hēr n (plural hēr)

  1. hair
Descendants

Old High German

Etymology

Common Germanic *hairaz, whence also Old English hār, Old Norse hárr.

Adjective

her

  1. old

Turkish

Etymology

From Persian

Adverb

her

  1. every

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