are

See also: Are, -are, -aré, åre, aré, arë, āre, and ārē

English

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Etymology 1

From Middle English aren, from Old English earun, earon (are), reinforced by Old Norse plural forms in er- (displacing alternative Old English sind and bēoþ), from Proto-Germanic *arun ((they) are), from Proto-Germanic *esi/*izi (a form of Proto-Germanic *wesaną (to be)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésti (is). Cognate with Old Norse erun ((they) are) (> Icelandic eru ((they) are), Swedish är ((they) are), Danish er ((they) are)), Old English eart ((thou) art). More at art.

Pronunciation

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Unstressed

Verb

are

  1. Mary, where are you going?
  2. We are not coming.
  3. Mary and John, are you listening?
  4. They are here somewhere.
  5. (East Yorkshire, Midlands)
Synonyms
  • (second-person singular): (archaic) art (used with thou)
Translations

See also

Etymology 2

From Middle English ōr, from Old English ār (honor, worth, dignity, glory, respect, reverence, grace, favor, prosperity, benefit, help, mercy, pity, privilege), from Proto-Germanic *aizō (respect, honour), from *ais- (to honour, respect, revere). Cognate with Dutch eer (honour, credit), German Ehre (honour, glory).

Pronunciation

Noun

are (uncountable)

  1. (dialectal or obsolete) grace, mercy
    To bid God's are.
    God's are is what children of God seech and seek.
  2. (obsolete) honour, dignity
Usage notes

In the first sense, generally found in the phrase God's are, as inː to seek God's are or bid (for) God's are. Also found in expressions such asː "God's are be hard to find in our crazy, messed up world" and "for God's are some people might do some crazy shit, you know, like strap on a suicide vest, for example".

References

Etymology 3

From French are.

Pronunciation

Noun

are (plural ares)

  1. (rare) an accepted (but deprecated and rarely used) SI unit of area equal to 100 square metres, or a former unit of approximately the same extent. Symbol: a
Usage notes
  • Are is now rarely used except in its derivative hectare.
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Further reading

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Anagrams


Basque

Noun

are ?

  1. rake

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

are f (plural aren or ares)

  1. are, a unit of surface area

French

Etymology

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Pronunciation

Noun

are m (plural ares)

  1. an are

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Further reading


Italian

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Variant of aere.

Noun

are m (plural ari)

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun

are f pl

Anagrams


Japanese

Romanization

are

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あれ

Latin

Verb

ārē

References


Lindu

Noun

are

  1. long, large sickle

Mapudungun

Noun

are (using Raguileo Alphabet)

  1. warmth, heat

References

  • Wixaleyiñ: Mapucezugun-wigkazugun pici hemvlcijka (Wixaleyiñ: Small Mapudungun-Spanish dictionary), Beretta, Marta; Cañumil, Dario; Cañumil, Tulio, 2008.

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English heora.

Determiner

are

  1. (chiefly West Midland and Kentish dialectal)
    (deprecated use of |lang= parameter) Alternative form of here (their)

References

Etymology 2

From Old English hara.

Noun

are


Norwegian

Etymology 1

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Noun

are

  1. white-tailed eagle

Etymology 2

Perhaps from a Dutch Low Saxon [Term?] or German Low German [Term?] verb.

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Verb

are

  1. to suit, fit

Old English

Pronunciation

Noun 1

āre

  1. honor, glory, grace
Declension

Noun 2

āre

  1. (deprecated use of |lang= parameter) dative singular of ār (messenger, herald; angel; missionary)

Old Frisian

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *ausô.

Noun

are n

  1. ear

Declension

Descendants

  • North Frisian:
    Föhr: uar
    Hallig, Mooring: uur
    Helgoland: Uaar
  • Saterland Frisian: Oor
  • West Frisian: ear

Pali

Alternative forms

Etymology

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Interjection

are

  1. wow, woah
  2. yay

Derived terms


Portuguese

Etymology 1

Noun

are m (plural ares)

  1. (historical) are (unit of area)

Etymology 2

Verb

are

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of arar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of arar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of arar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of arar

Romanian

Etymology

Cf. Latin habēret, habuerit. Compare Aromanian ari. See also Romanian ar, used in a periphrastic construction of the conditional.

Pronunciation

Verb

are

  1. third-person singular present indicative of avea.

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Scots

Etymology

From Middle English are, from Old English ār (honor, worth, dignity, glory, respect, reverence, grace, favor, prosperity, benefit, help, mercy, pity, privilege), from Proto-Germanic *aizō (respect, honour), from *ais- (to honour, respect, revere). Cognate with Dutch eer (honour, credit), German Ehre (honour, glory), Latin erus (master, professor).

Noun

are (uncountable)

  1. grace; mercy

Spanish

Pronunciation

Verb

are

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of arar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of arar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of arar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of arar.

Tagalog

Pronoun

are

  1. (Batangas) this, it
    Ano ga are?What is this?

Synonyms

  • (Manila, Standard Tagalog) ito
  • (Central Luzon) ere, ire

Derived terms


Venetian

Noun

are