ears

ears

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English

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ɪɹz/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪəz/

Noun

ears

  1. plural of ear

Derived terms

Verb

ears

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ear

Anagrams

  • AREs, ARSE, Ares, ERAs, Ersa, SERA, Sear, ares, arse, eras, rase, reas, sare, sear, sera

Old English

Alternative forms

  • ærs

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *ars, from Proto-Germanic *arsaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁orsos. Cognate with Old Frisian ers, Old Saxon ars, Old High German ars, Old Norse ars ~ rass, and more distantly with Old Armenian ոռ (oṙ, ass) and Modern Greek ουρά (ourá, tail).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /æ͜ɑrs/, [æ͜ɑrˠs]

Noun

ears m (nominative plural earsas)

  1. butt, arse

Declension

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Middle English: ars, arce, ers, eres, hars, hers, aars
    • English: arse, ass
    • Scots: ers, airse

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