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her

 (hər, ər; hûr when stressed)
adj.The possessive form of she
Used as a modifier before a noun: her boots; her accomplishments.
pron.The objective case of she
1. Used as the direct object of a verb: They saw her at the conference.
2. Used as the indirect object of a verb: They gave her a round of applause.
3. Used as the object of a preposition: This letter is addressed to her.
4. Informal Used as a predicate nominative: It's her.
5. Nonstandard Used reflexively as the indirect object of a verb: She got her a new job. See Note at me.
6. Slang Used in place of it, especially in set expressions: That about does her. Let her rip.
n.
A female: The dog is a her. See Usage Notes at be, I1.

[Middle English, from Old English hire; see ko- in Indo-European roots.]
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her

(hɜː; unstressed hə; ə)
pron (objective)
1. refers to a female person or animal: he loves her; they sold her a bag; something odd about her; lucky her!.
2. refers to things personified as feminine or traditionally to ships and nations
3. chiefly US a dialect word for herself: she needs to get her a better job.
determiner
of, belonging to, or associated with her: her silly ideas; her hair; her smoking annoys me.
[Old English hire, genitive and dative of hēo she, feminine of hēo he1; related to Old High German ira, Gothic izōs, Middle Dutch hare]
Usage: See at me1
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her

(hɜr; unstressed hər, ər)

pron.
1. the objective case of she, used as a direct or indirect object: We saw her this morning. I gave her the message.
2. a form of the possessive case of she used as an attributive adjective: Her coat is on the chair. I'm sorry about her leaving. Compare hers.
3. (used instead of the pronoun she in the predicate after the verb to be): It's her.
n.
4. Informal. a female: Is the new baby a her or a him?
[before 900; Middle English her(e), Old English hire, genitive and dat. of hēo she (feminine of he1)]
usage: See he1, me.

her.

1. heraldic.
2. heraldry.
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her

Her can be the object of a verb or preposition. You use her to refer to a woman, girl, or female animal that has already been mentioned, or whose identity is known.

They gave her the job.
I knew your mother. I was at school with her.

Be Careful!
Don't use 'her' as the indirect object of a sentence when you are referring to the same person as the subject. Instead use herself.

Rose bought herself a sandwich for lunch.
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Translations
jejíjiona
hendehendessindens
ŝia
sulaellaella (after prep)sus (de ella)
hänhänen
njezinnjoj
-ja, -jeneki
hennarhún; hana, henniverîa langur/súr á svip
彼女彼女の彼女を
그 여자그 여자의
sua
jajaijospati
viņaiviņasviņu
junejňou
njennjo
hennehennes
เธอของหล่อน
cô ấycủa chị ấy

her

[hɜːʳ]
A. PRON
1. (= direct object) → la
I can see herla veo
look at her!¡mírala!
I have never seen HERa ella no la he visto nunca
2. (= indirect object) → le; (combined with direct object pron) → se
you must tell her the truthtienes que decirle la verdad
yes of course I gave her the booksí, claro que le di el libro
yes of course I gave them to hersí, claro que se los di
I gave the book to HER not Peterle di el libro a ella, no a Peter
I'm speaking to HER not youle estoy hablando a ella, no a ti
give it to her when you go to Liverpooldáselo cuando vayas a Liverpool
I gave it to HER not Peterse lo di a ella, no a Peter
3. (after prep, in comparisons, with verb "to be") → ella
he thought of herpensó en ella
without hersin ella
I'm going with hervoy con ella
she was carrying it on herlo llevaba consigo
if I were heryo que ella
younger than hermás joven or menor que ella
it's heres ella
B. POSS ADJ (with singular noun) → su; (with plural noun) → sus
her book/tablesu libro/mesa
her friendssus amigos
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her

[ˈhɜːr](STRONG) rr]
pron
(direct object)la, l' before word starting with a vowel or before mute h
I can see her → Je la vois.
Look at her! → Regarde-la!
I saw her → Je l'ai vue.
(indirect object)lui
I gave her a book → Je lui ai donné un livre.
I told her the truth → Je lui ai dit la vérité.
Give her a book → Donne-lui un livre.
(stressed, after prep)elle
I'm going with her → Je vais avec elle.
He sat next to her → Il s'est assis à côté d'elle.
I'm older than her → Je suis plus âgé qu'elle.
adjson(sa), ses pl
her father → son père
her mother → sa mère
her parents → ses parents
her friend (male)son ami; (female)son amie
She's going to wash her hair
BUT Elle va se laver les cheveux.
She's cleaning her teeth
BUT Elle se brosse les dents.
She's hurt her foot
BUT Elle s'est fait mal au pied.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

her

pers pron
(dir obj, with prep +acc) → sie; (indir obj, with prep +dat) → ihr; (when she is previously mentioned in clause) → sich; with her books about hermit ihren Büchern um sich
(emph)sie; it’s hersie ists; who, her?wer, sie?
poss adjihr ? also my
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

her

[hɜːʳ]
1. pers pron
a. (direct, unstressed) → la, l'+ vowel; (stressed) → lei
I hear her → la sento
I heard her → l'ho sentita
I've never seen HER → lei, non l'ho mai vista
b. (indirect) → le
I gave her the book → le ho dato il libro
I spoke to her → le ho parlato
c. (after prep, in comparisons) → lei
without her → senza di lei
I was thinking of her → pensavo a lei
she had a case with her → aveva con sé una valigia
if I were her → se fossi in lei
it's her → è lei
I'm older than her → sono più vecchio di lei
2. poss adjil/la suo/a pli/le suoi/sue
this is her house → questa è la sua casa
her brother → suo fratello
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

her

(həː) pronoun
(used as the object of a verb or preposition) a female person or animal already spoken about. I'll ask my mother when I see her; He came with her.
adjective
belonging to such a person or animal. My mother bought the neighbour's car, so it's her car now; a cat and her kittens.
hers (həːz) pronoun
something which belongs to a female person or animal already spoken about. It's not your book – it's hers; Hers is on that shelf.
herˈself pronoun
1. used as the object of a verb or preposition when a female person or animal is the object of an action she performs. The cat licked herself; She looked at herself in the mirror.
2. used to emphasize she, ~her, or the name of a female person or animal. She herself played no part in this; Mary answered the letter herself.
3. without help etc. She did it all by herself.
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her

خَاصّ بِالـمُفْرَدَة الغَائِبَة, ضَمِيرُ الغَائِبَةِ الـمتصل její, ona hende, sin ihr, sie αυτήν, δικός της la, su hän, hänen elle, son njezin, njoj lei, suo 彼女の, 彼女を 그 여자, 그 여자의 haar henne, hennes jej dela, ela ее henne, hennes เธอ, ของหล่อน onu, ona cô ấy, của chị ấy , 她的
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