Er

pr. pl. areVariants: ere—see Aren
adv.conj. and prep. ere, beforeVariants: ear, ayr, yer, her, ar,, or,ore, are,here, Comb.: or ere, before, ere euer Erur, comp. formerly erest, superl. soonest, first, erst,earst, arst , orest, ærst, ærestEtymology: Anglo-Saxon ǽr, comp. ǽror, superl. ǽrest