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Webster 1913 Edition


Here

Her

,

Here

,
p
ron.
pl.
[OE.
here
,
hire
, AS.
heora
,
hyra
, gen. pl. of
hē
. See
He
.]
Of them; their.
[Obs.]
Piers Plowman.
On
here
bare knees adown they fall.
Chaucer.

Here

,
Noun.
Hair.
[Obs.]
Chaucer.

Here

(hẽr)
,
p
ron.
1.
See
Her
, their.
[Obs.]
Chaucer.
2.
Her; hers. See
Her
.
[Obs.]
Chaucer.

Here

(hēr)
,
adv.
[OE.
her
, AS.
hēr
; akin to OS.
hēr
, D.
hier
, OHG.
hiar
, G.
hier
, Icel. & Goth.
hēr
, Dan.
her
, Sw.
här
; fr. root of E.
he
. See
He
.]
1.
In this place; in the place where the speaker is; – opposed to
there
.
He is not
here
, for he is risen.
Matt. xxviii. 6.
2.
In the present life or state.
Happy
here
, and more happy hereafter.
Bacon.
3.
To or into this place; hither.
[Colloq.]
See
Thither
.
Here
comes Virgil.
B. Jonson.
Thou led’st me
here
.
Byron.
4.
At this point of time, or of an argument; now.
The prisoner
here
made violent efforts to rise.
Warren.
Here, in the last sense, is sometimes used before a verb without subject; as, Here goes, for Now (something or somebody) goes; – especially occurring thus in drinking healths. “Here's [a health] to thee, Dick.”
Cowley.

Webster 1828 Edition


Here

HERE

, adv.
1.
In this place; in the place where the speaker is present; opposed to there. Behold, here am I. Lodge here this night. Build here seven altars.
2.
In the present life or state.
Thus shall you be happy here, and more happy hereafter.
3.
It is used in making an offer or attempt.
Then here's for earnest.
4.
In drinking health.
Here's to thee, Dick.
It is neither here nor there, it is neither in this place nor in that; neither in one place nor in another.
Here and there,in one place and another; in a dispersed manner or condition; thinly; or irregularly.

Definition 2021


Here

Here

See also: here, hère, and herë

Breton

Proper noun

Here m

  1. October

See also

here

here

See also: Here, hère, and herë

English

Adverb

here (not comparable)

  1. (location) In, on, or at this place.
    I'm here!
  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

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.
    Here in history, we are less diligent about quashing monopolies.
Quotations
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
Translations

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. (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.

See also

Etymology 2

From Middle English here, heere (army), from Old English here (army), from Proto-Germanic *harjaz (army), from Proto-Indo-European *ker- (war, troops). Cognate with Old Saxon heri (army), Dutch heer (army), heir, German Heer, Danish hær (army), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐍂𐌾𐌹𐍃 (harjis, army). More at harry.

Noun

here (plural heres)

  1. An army, host.
  2. A hostile force.
  3. (Anglo-Saxon) An invading army, either that of the enemy, or the national troops serving abroad. Compare fyrd.
  4. An enemy, individual enemy.
Related terms

Statistics

Most common English words before 1923: same · take · last · #137: here · thought · found · people

Dutch

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eːrə
  • Hyphenation: he‧re

Noun

here m (plural heren, diminutive heertje n)

  1. (archaic) inflected form of heer (lord)

Anagrams


Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈhɛrɛ]
  • Hyphenation: he‧re

Etymology 1

From Proto-Uralic *koj-ra, (*koje-ra) (male).[1][2]

Noun

here (plural herék)

  1. testicle
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
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
  • herél

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
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

Etymology 3

From the noun here.[3]

Noun

here (plural herék)

  1. drone (a male bee or wasp, which does not work but can fertilize the queen bee)
  2. (pejorative) 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
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. Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, ISBN 963 7094 01 6
  3. 1 2 Eőry Vilma, Értelmező szótár+. Tinta Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 2007, ISBN 978 963 7094 71 2

Latin

Verb

hērē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of hēreō

References


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)

Derived terms

Declension