From Middle English here, hire, from Old English hiere (“her”), from Proto-Germanic *hezōi (dative and genitive singular of *hijō). Cognate with North Frisian hör, Saterland Frisian hier, hiere (“her”), West Frisian har (“her”), Dutch haar (“her”), German Low German hör (“her”), German ihr (“her”).
- (informal) A female person or animal.
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her was also found in the following language(s): Aromanian, Cornish, Danish, Dutch, Faroese, German, Gothic, Icelandic, Kurdish, Limburgish, Norwegian BokmÃ¥l, Norwegian Nynorsk, Old English, Old High German, Turkish, VolapÃ¼k, Welsh, and Zazaki