Complete Definition of "ere"

see|-ere|-eré
English

Etymology
Old English ær|ǣr. (adv., conj., & prep.), from Gmc. *airiz comp. of *air "early," from PIE *ayer- "day, morning" (cf. Avestan ayar "day," Gk. eerios "at daybreak", see also era). The adv. erstwhile retains the O.E. superl. ærest "earliest."

Pronunciation
IPA: /É:/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉÉ(r)|-ÉÉ(r)

Preposition
ere

  1. context|poetic|archaic before; sooner than.

Related terms
erstwhile

Category:English prepositions
Category:English palindromes


Basque

Conjunction
ere

  1. also

Category:Basque language


Italian

Noun
ere f

  1. plural of|era|lang=Italian

es:ere
ko:ere
io:ere
it:ere
ru:ere
te:ere
vi:ere
tr:ere
zh:ere

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