here

See also: Here, hère, and herë

English

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Pronunciation

Etymology

From Middle English here, from Old English hēr (at this place), from Proto-Germanic *hē₂r, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱe (this) + adverbial suffix *-r. Cognate with the English pronoun he, German hier, Dutch hier, her, Icelandic hér, Faroese, Norwegian, Danish her, Swedish här.

Adverb

here (not comparable)

  1. (location) In, on, or at this place.
  2. (location) To this place; used in place of the more dated hither.
    Please come here.
  3. (abstract) In this context.
    Derivatives can refer to anything that is derived from something else, but here they refer specifically to functions that give the slope of the tangent line to a curve.
  4. At this point in the argument or narration.
    Here endeth the lesson.

Derived terms

Translations

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Noun

here (uncountable)

  1. (abstract) This place; this location.
    An Alzheimer patient's here may in his mind be anywhere he called home in the time he presently re-lives.
  2. (abstract) This time, the present situation. (Can we add an example for this sense?)Lua error in Module:utilities at line 145: The language code "{{{1}}}" is not valid.

Quotations

  • (deprecated use of |lang= parameter)
    1922, Francis Herbert Bradley, The Principles of Logic, page 52:
    For time and extension seem continuous elements; the here is one space with the other heres round it
  • (deprecated use of |lang= parameter)
    2001, Kauhiko Yatabe; edited by Harumi Befu, Sylvie Guichard-Anguis, “Objects, city and wandering: the invisibility of the Japanese in France”, in Globalizing Japan: Ethnography of the Japanese Presence in Asia, Europe, and America, page 28:
    More than ever, the here is porous.
  • (deprecated use of |lang= parameter)
    2004, Denis Wood, Five Billion Years of Global Change: A History of the Land, page 20:
    We can't see it because it is an aspect of our seeing, it is a function of our gaze: the field of the here is established in — and by — our presence.

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Adjective

here (comparative more here, superlative most here)

  1. Filler after a noun or demonstrative pronoun, solely for emphasis.
    John here is a rascal.
  2. Filler after a demonstrative pronoun but before the noun it modifies, solely for emphasis.
    This here orange is too sour.

Interjection

here

  1. (slang) Used semi-assertively to offer something to the listener.
    Here, now I'm giving it to you.
  2. (Ireland, Britain, slang) Used for emphasis at the beginning of a sentence when expressing an opinion or want.
    Here, I'm tired and I want a drink.

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Anagrams


Dutch

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

Noun

here m (plural heren, diminutive heertje n)

  1. (archaic) (lord)

Anagrams


Hungarian

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Proto-Uralic *kojera (male animal).[1][2][3] Cognates include Mansi χār (χār).

Noun

here (plural herék)

  1. (anatomy) testicle, testis (the male sex and endocrine gland)
  2. drone (a male bee or wasp, which does not work but can fertilize the queen bee)
  3. (derogatory) loafer, drone (someone who doesn't work; a lazy person, an idler)
Declension
Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative here herék
accusative herét heréket
dative herének heréknek
instrumental herével herékkel
causal-final heréért herékért
translative herévé herékké
terminative heréig herékig
essive-formal hereként herékként
essive-modal
inessive herében herékben
superessive herén heréken
adessive herénél heréknél
illative herébe herékbe
sublative herére herékre
allative heréhez herékhez
elative heréből herékből
delative heréről herékről
ablative herétől heréktől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
heréé heréké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
herééi herékéi
Possessive forms of here
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. herém heréim
2nd person sing. heréd heréid
3rd person sing. heréje heréi
1st person plural herénk heréink
2nd person plural herétek heréitek
3rd person plural heréjük heréik
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Shortened from lóhere (clover).[3]

Noun

here (plural herék)

  1. clover
Declension
Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative here herék
accusative herét heréket
dative herének heréknek
instrumental herével herékkel
causal-final heréért herékért
translative herévé herékké
terminative heréig herékig
essive-formal hereként herékként
essive-modal
inessive herében herékben
superessive herén heréken
adessive herénél heréknél
illative herébe herékbe
sublative herére herékre
allative heréhez herékhez
elative heréből herékből
delative heréről herékről
ablative herétől heréktől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
heréé heréké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
herééi herékéi
Possessive forms of here
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. herém heréim
2nd person sing. heréd heréid
3rd person sing. heréje heréi
1st person plural herénk heréink
2nd person plural herétek heréitek
3rd person plural heréjük heréik

References

  1. ^ Entry #333 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  2. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eőry, Vilma. Értelmező szótár+ (’Explanatory Dictionary Plus’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2007. →ISBN

Latin

Verb

hērē

References

  • here in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • here in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • here in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Middle Dutch

Etymology 1

From Old Dutch hēro, hērro.

Noun

hêre m

  1. lord, high-ranked person
  2. God, the Lord
    • 1249, Schepenbrief van Bochoute, Velzeke, eastern Flanders:
      Descepenen van bochouta quedden alle degene die dese lettren sien selen i(n) onsen here.
      The aldermen of Bochoute address all who will see this letter by our lord.
  3. ruler
  4. leader
  5. gentleman (respectful title for a male)
Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants
  • Dutch: heer
    • Afrikaans: heer
  • Limburgish: hieër

Etymology 2

From Old Dutch *heri, from Proto-Germanic *harjaz.

Noun

hēre n

  1. army, band of troops
Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants
  • Dutch: heer

Further reading


Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English hiere.

Determiner

here

Pronoun

here

References

Etymology 2

From Old English hire.

Pronoun

here

References

Etymology 3

From Old English ēare.

Noun

here

  1. (deprecated use of |lang= parameter) Alternative form of ere (ear)

Etymology 4

From Old English hēr.

Noun

here

  1. (deprecated use of |lang= parameter) Alternative form of her (hair)

Etymology 5

From Old English here, from Proto-Germanic *harjaz.

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

Noun

here

  1. a military force; a troop, host, or army
  2. a group of people; a team, band, throng, or mass
  3. any group or set of things or creatures
  4. fighting, battle; conflict between armed forces
  5. (rare) participation in the armed forces
Related terms
Descendants
  • Scots: here, heir, heyr
References

Etymology 6

From Old English heora, hiora, heara, hyra, from Proto-Germanic *hezǫ̂.

Alternative forms

Determiner

here (nominative pronoun he)

  1. Third-person plural possessive determiner: their
See also
References

Etymology 7

From Old English hara.

Noun

here


Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *harjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ker-. Cognate with Old Saxon heri (Dutch heer), Old High German heri (German Heer), Old Norse herr (Swedish här, Danish hær), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐍂𐌾𐌹𐍃 (harjis); the Proto-Indo-European root also gave Ancient Greek κοίρανος (koíranos), Middle Irish cuire, Lithuanian kãras, Latvian karš.

Pronunciation

Noun

here m

  1. An army (especially of the enemy)
    Sio fierd ðone here gefliemde. The English force put the [Danish] army to flight. (Anglo-Saxon Chronicle)

Declension

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Middle English: here, heere
    • Scots: here, heir, heyr