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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _verray_, _verrai_ (“true”), from Old French _verai_ (“true”) (Modern French: _vrai_), from assumed Vulgar Latin *_vērācus_, alteration of Latin _vērāx_ (“truthful”), from Latin _vērus_ (“true”), from Proto-Indo-European _*wēr-_ (“true, benevolent”). Cognate with Old English _wǣr_ (“true, correct”), Dutch _waar_ (“true”), German _wahr_ (“true”), Icelandic _alvöru_ (“earnest”). Displaced native Middle English _sore_, _sār_ (“very”) (from Old English _sār_ (“grievous, extreme”) (Compare German: _sehr_, Dutch: _zeer_), Middle English _wel_ (“very”) (from Old English _wel_ (“well, very”)), and Middle English _swith_ (“quickly; very”) (from Old English _swīþe_ (“very”). More at _warlock_.

From Middle English verray, verrai (true), from Old French verai (true) (Modern French: vrai), from assumed Vulgar Latin *vērācus, alteration of Latin vērāx (truthful), from Latin vērus (true), from Proto-Indo-European *wēr- (true, benevolent). Cognate with Old English wǣr (true, correct), Dutch waar (true), German wahr (true), Icelandic alvöru (earnest). Displaced native Middle English sore, sār (very) (from Old English sār (grievous, extreme) (Compare German: sehr, Dutch: zeer), Middle English wel (very) (from Old English wel (well, very)), and Middle English swith (quickly; very) (from Old English swīþe (very). More at warlock.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈvɛɹɪ/ * (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈvɛɹi/ * (US, accents without the _Mary_-_marry_-_merry_ merger) * (US, _Mary_-_marry_-_merry_ merger) * (UK) * Rhymes: -ɛri

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

VERY (_not generally comparable_, _comparative_ VERIER, _superlative_ VERIEST) * True, real, actual. _The fierce hatred of a VERY woman.  The VERY blood and bone of our grammar.  He tried his VERY best._ * Bible, Genesis xxvii. 21 whether thou be my VERY son Esau or not * John Milton (1608-1674) The VERY essence of truth is plainness and brightness. * Edmund Burke (1729-1797) I looked on the consideration of public service or public ornament to be real and VERY justice. * 1914, Louis Joseph Vance, _Nobody_, chapter III: Turning back, then, toward the basement staircase, she began to grope her way through blinding darkness, but had taken only a few uncertain steps when, of a sudden, she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing, quite motionless save that she quaked to her VERY marrow in the grasp of a great and enervating fear. * The same; identical. _He proposed marriage in the same restaurant, at the VERY table where they first met.  That's the VERY tool that I need._ * 1879, Richard Jefferies, _The Amateur Poacher_, chapter1: Molly the dairymaid came a little way from the rickyard, and said she would pluck the pigeon that VERY night after work. She was always ready to do anything for us boys; and we could never quite make out why they scolded her so for an idle hussy indoors. It seemed so unjust. Looking back, I recollect she had very beautiful brown eyes. * With limiting effect: mere. * 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, _Essays_, I.40: We have many examples in our daies, yea in VERY children, of such as for feare of some slight incommoditie have yeelded unto death. SYNONYMS * ilk, selfsame TRANSLATIONS

very (not generally comparable, comparative verier, superlative veriest)

  1. True, real, actual.
    The fierce hatred of a very woman.  The very blood and bone of our grammar.He tried his very best.
  2. The same; identical.
    He proposed marriage in the same restaurant, at the very table where they first met.  That's the very tool that I need.
  3. With limiting effect: mere.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADVERB
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English - Adverb

VERY (_not comparable_) * To a great extent or degree; extremely; exceedingly. _You’re VERY tall._ * 1915, Mrs. Belloc Lowndes, _The Lodger_, chapter II: Then his sallow face brightened, for the hall had been carefully furnished, and was VERY clean. ¶ There was a neat hat-and-umbrella stand, and the stranger's weary feet fell soft on a good, serviceable dark-red drugget, which matched in colour the flock-paper on the walls. * True, truly. _He was the VERY best runner there._ USAGE NOTES * When used in their senses as degree adverbs, "very" and "too" never modify verbs. SYNONYMS * (to a great extent): ever so, main (dialectal), sore (archaic), swith (dialectal) TRANSLATIONS

very (not comparable)

  1. To a great extent or degree; extremely; exceedingly.
    You’re very tall.
  2. True, truly.
    He was the very best runner there.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* ev'ry

  • ev'ry

Que a categoria em MIDDLE ENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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Middle English - Alternative Forms

* verai, veray, verra, verray, verre, verrei, verrey, verri, verry * werai, werrai, wery

Que a categoria em MIDDLE ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Middle English - Etymology

Old French _verai_

Old French verai

Que a categoria em MIDDLE ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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Middle English - Adjective

VERY (_comparative_ VERIER) * true QUOTATIONS For usage examples of this term, see the citations page.

very (comparative verier)

  1. true

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Que a categoria em MIDDLE ENGLISH - ADVERB
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Middle English - Adverb

VERY * VERY

very

  1. very


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