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Mer

English

Etymology 1

Noun

mer (plural mers)

  1. (chemistry) A repeat unit: a structural unit which through repetition forms a polymer.
    • 2010, Mikell P. Groover, Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing (4th Edition), page 9:
      A polymer is a compound formed of repeating structural units called mers, whose atoms share electrons to form very large molecules.

Etymology 2

Noun

mer pl (plural only)

  1. (fantasy) merpeople
    • 2013, Missy Fleming, Into the Deep (page 65)
      There are mermaids and mermen everywhere. They swim above us and linger in nooks and arched doorways. It's impossible not to stare. The mer are as diverse as humans--all ages, size, shape, and color.

Anagrams


Aromanian

Alternative forms

Etymology 1

From Vulgar Latin *melum, from Latin m?lum. Compare Daco-Romanian m?r.

Noun

mer n (plural meari/meare)

  1. apple

Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Vulgar Latin *melus, from Latin m?lus.

Noun

mer m (plural meri)

  1. apple tree

Derived terms


Catalan

Etymology

From Latin merus.

Pronunciation

Adjective

mer (feminine mera, masculine plural mers, feminine plural meres)

  1. mere, simple

Derived terms

Further reading


Faroese

Etymology

From Old Norse merr, from Proto-Germanic *marhij?.

Pronunciation

Noun

mer f (genitive singular merar, plural merar)

  1. mare, female horse

Declension

f6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mer merin merar merarnar
Accusative mer merina merar merarnar
Dative mer merini merum merunum
Genitive merar merarinnar mera meranna

Synonyms


French

Etymology

From Middle French mer, from Old French mer, from Latin mare, from Proto-Italic *mari, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

Pronunciation

Noun

mer f (plural mers)

  1. sea (large body of water)

Related terms

Descendants

Further reading


Hungarian

Pronunciation

Verb

mer

  1. (auxiliary with an infinitive) to dare (to have the courage to do something)
    Nem merek bemenni. - I don't dare to enter / I daren't enter.
  2. (transitive) to ladle (to get some liquid or grainy substance out of somewhere by turning in a bowl-shaped object and let it fill)

Conjugation

Derived terms

(Expressions):


Hunsrik

Pronunciation

Pronoun

mer

  1. unstressed dative of ich.

Inflection

Further reading


Livonian

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *meri. Akin to Finnish meri.

Noun

mer

  1. sea

Luxembourgish

Pronunciation

Pronoun

mer

  1. unstressed form of mir

Declension


Middle French

Etymology

From Old French mer, from Latin mare, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

Noun

mer f (plural mers)

  1. sea (large body of water)

Related terms

Descendants


Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old Norse meiri.

Adjective

mer

  1. comparative degree of mye

Adverb

mer

  1. more; used in forming the comparative form of long/foreign adjectives

Derived terms

See also

References

  • "mer" in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Old French

Etymology

From Latin mare, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

Noun

mer f (oblique plural mers, nominative singular mer, nominative plural mers)

  1. sea (large body of water)

Related terms

Descendants


Old Saxon

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *batiz.

Adverb

m?r

  1. more

Pennsylvania German

Etymology 1

Cognate to German wir, mir.

Pronoun

mer

  1. we, first person plural nominative pronoun.
Alternative forms

Etymology 2

Cognate to German mir.

Pronoun

mer

  1. me, to me, first person singular dative pronoun.
Alternative forms

Etymology 3

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Pronoun

mer

  1. one, indefinite third person singular nominative pronoun.

References

  • Kate Burridge, Changes with Pennsylvania German, in Ethnosyntax (2002), page 226: mer saage nett [...] (we don't say [...] )

Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Vallader) mar

Etymology

From Latin mare, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

Noun

mer m (plural mers)

  1. (Puter) sea

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Swedish m?r, from Old Norse meir, from Proto-Germanic *maiz.

Pronunciation

Adjective

mer

  1. Comparative form of mycket, used in construction of comparative form of certain adjectives; more,

References

  • mer in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)

Walloon

Etymology

From Old French mer, from Latin mare, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

Noun

mer ? (plural mers)

  1. sea

Welsh

Adjective

mer

  1. Nasal mutation of ber ("short").

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
ber fer mer unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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