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ther

ther

See also: θήρ

Albanian

Etymology

Either from Proto-Albanian *tśōr-, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱeh3-(i-) 'to sharpen, whet'[1], or from Proto-Indo-European *derə- (to tear, tear apart) (compare Ancient Greek δέρω (dérō, to skin), Old English teran (to tear, lacerate), German zehren (to consume, misuse)).

Verb

ther (first-person singular past tense thera, participle therur)

  1. I cut, prick, pierce, slaughter
Derived terms

References

  1. Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.396

Middle English

Adverb

ther

  1. there

Scots

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ðɛr/

Determiner

ther

  1. (South Scots) these;
    Could ee clean ther wundihs for is?