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Definition for: heir

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English

Pronunciation

  • AHD: âr
  • IPA: /eə(r)/
  • SAMPA: /e@(r)/
  • Rhymes: -ɛə(r)

Etymology

Via Middle English and Old French from Latin heres

Homophones

Noun

heir ( plural heirs )

  1. Someone who inherits, or is designated to inherit, the property of another.
  2. One who inherits, or has been designated to inherit, a hereditary title or office.

Translations

  • French: héritier m , héritière f
  • Italian: ereditiero m , ereditiera f
  • Spanish: heredero m , heredera f
  • Telugu: వారసుడు (vaarasuDu) m , వారసురాలు (vaarasuraalu) f

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Other Translations for "heir"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codeheir
Hexe8 65 69 72
Pig Latineirhay

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