ears

ears

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of ears in English

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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, ares, arse, eras, rase, reas, sare, sear, sera

Old English

Alternative forms

  • ærs

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *arsaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃érsos, *ors-. Cognate with Old Frisian ers (West Frisian ears), Old Saxon ars, Old High German ars (German Arsch), Old Norse ars, rass (Icelandic and Norwegian rass), and more distantly with Old Armenian ոռ (oṙ, ass), and (Modern) Greek ουρά (ourá, tail).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /æɑ̯rs/, [æɑ̯rˠs]

Noun

ears m (nominative plural earsas)

  1. the arse; the buttocks or anus

Inflection

Derived terms

  • earsende
  • earsgang
  • earsling
  • earslȳre
  • earsode
  • earsþerl
  • openears

Descendants

  • Middle English: ers
    • English: arse, ass
    • Scots: ers

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