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Hier

Hier

See also: hier and hièr

German

Noun

Hier n (genitive Hiers, no plural)

  1. (abstract) here, this place.
    Im Hier und Jetzt leben. ― To live in the here and now.

See also

  • hier und jetzt

Saterland Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian hēr, from Proto-Germanic *hērą. More at hair.

Noun

Hier n (plural Hiere)

  1. (anatomy) hair

Derived terms

hier

hier

See also: Hier and hièr

Afrikaans

Adverb

hier

  1. here

Derived terms


Danish

Noun

hier n

  1. plural indefinite of hi

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɦiːr/, /ɦiər/

Etymology

From Middle Dutch hier, from Old Dutch hier, from Proto-Germanic *hē₂r.

Adverb

hier

  1. here
  2. (with a preposition) this

Usage notes

With a preposition, hier is used instead of dit to create a pronominal adverb. See also Category:Dutch pronominal adverbs.

Derived terms

See Category:Dutch pronominal adverbs

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French

Etymology 1

From Latin heri, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰǵʰyes.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /(i).jɛʁ/

Adverb

hier

  1. yesterday
Descendants
  • Haitian Creole:
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Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /je/, /i.je/

Verb

hier

  1. (obsolete) To stamp with a rod (hie).
Conjugation

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German

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old High German hiar, from Proto-Germanic *hē₂r. Cognate with Dutch hier, English here, Swedish här.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hiːɐ̯/
  • Rhymes: -iːɐ̯

Adverb

hier

  1. (location) here; in this place; refers to an environment one is currently in, or to something within reach
    Ich bin hier in diesem Dorf geboren. ― I was born here in this village.
    Setzen wir uns hier aufs Sofa. ― Let’s sit down here on the sofa.
  2. (location) there; right there; in that place; refers to something that is considered nearby, or can be seen and pointed at
    Die Kirche ist gleich hier am Ende der Straße. ― The church is right there at the end of the street.
    Siehst du die Wolke hier neben der Bergspitze? ― Can you see that cloud there next to the mountain top?
  3. (abstract) here (within this context)
    Die Frist wurde hier überhaupt nicht erwähnt. ― The deadline was not mentioned here at all.
  4. used with the definite article or the determiner dieser (this, that) to express proximity (“this”)
    Die Kneipe hier ist sehr beliebt.This pub is very popular.
    Hier der Stuhl ist kaputt.This chair is broken.
    Dieser Schrank hier ist 200 Jahre alt.This cupboard is 200 years old.

Synonyms

  • (there): da

Derived terms

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Luxembourgish

Etymology

From Old High German hera. Compare German her.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hiːə̯/
  • Rhymes: -iːə

Adverb

hier

  1. here; hither (to this place)

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Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch hier, from Proto-Germanic *hē₂r.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hiər/

Adverb

hier

  1. here, in this place
  2. to here, hither
  3. now, at this time

Descendants


Slovak

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɦi̯er/

Noun

hier

  1. genitive plural of hra

West Frisian

Etymology 1

From Old Frisian hēr, from Proto-Germanic *hērą, from Proto-Indo-European *keres- (rough hair, bristle). Compare English hair, Dutch haar, German Haar, Danish hår.

Noun

hier n

  1. hair (outgrowth of the epidermis of a human or animal)

Etymology 2

Noun

hier

  1. hire
  2. rent, rental
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