Herr

[ her; English hair ]
/ hɛr; English hɛər /

noun, plural Her·ren [her-uh n; English hair-uh n] /ˈhɛr ən; English ˈhɛər ən/.

the conventional German title of respect and term of address for a man, corresponding to Mr. or in direct address to sir.

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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of Herr

From German
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British Dictionary definitions for herr

Herr
/ (German hɛr) /

noun plural Herren (ˈhɛrən)

a German man: used before a name as a title equivalent to Mr

Word Origin for Herr

German, from Old High German herro lord
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