Complete Definition of "err"

English

Etymology
From AF. errer, from L. errare, "to wander", "to err".

Pronunciation
IPA
:UK: [eÉ], [ÉË]
:US: [Éɹ], (rare) [É] (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: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)|-ÉË(r)

Verb
en-verb

  1. intransitive To make a mistake.

#*He erred in his calculations, and made many mistakes.

  1. intransitive To sin.

Derived terms
error
erroneous

Translations
trans-top|to make a mistake
Czech: chybovat
Danish: fejle
Dutch: een fout maken, een vergissing maken, zich vergissen
Finnish: erehtyä, tehdä virhe
German: irren
Hungarian: téved
Italian: errare, sbagliare
trans-mid
Portuguese: errar
Spanish: errar, equivocar
Swedish: fela, göra misstag
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trans-top|to sin
See: sin#Verb|sin
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ttbc-top
ttbc|Bulgarian: гÑеÑа
ttbc|Hungarian: hibázik
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Albanian
rfv|noun or adjective? why is the synonym italicized?

Noun
err g|Albanian

  1. dark

Synonyms
terr

fa:err
fr:err
io:err
it:err
ja:err
fi:err
te:err
vi:err
zh:err

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