- Belonging to her (belonging to that female, or in poetic or old-fashioned language that ship, city, season, etc).
- This is her book
- 1928, The Journal of the American Dental Association, page 765:
- Prodigal in everything, summer spreads her blessings with lavish unconcern, and waving her magic wand across the landscape of the world, she bids the sons of men to enter in [...]
- 2001, Betsy Gould Hearne, Wishes, Kisses, and Pigs, Simon and Schuster (ISBN 9780689841224), page 78:
- On top of the circle she wrote her name, Louise, just above where the 12 on a clock would be.
- 2010, Andrew Lambert, Nelson: Britannia's God of War, Faber & Faber (ISBN 9780571265701):
- On 24 April Nelson rejoined his ship, her battle damage repaired ...
- French: son, sa, ses
- German: ihr, ihre, ihre
- Portuguese: seu, (lit. "of hers", placed after the noun) dela
- Russian: её
- Spanish: su
- The form of she used after a preposition or as the object of a verb; that woman, that ship, etc.
- Give it to her (after preposition)
- He wrote her a letter (indirect object)
- He treated her for a cold (direct object)
- February 1896, Ground-swells, by Jeannette H. Walworth, published in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine; page 183:
- "Then what became of her?"
- "Her? Which ‘her’? The park is full of ‘hers’."
- "The lady with the green feathers in her hat. A big Gainsborough hat. I am quite sure it was Miss Hartuff."
- French: (after preposition) elle, (indirect object) lui, (direct object) la
- German: (accusative) sie, (dative) ihr, (accusative) es, (dative) ihm
- Portuguese: ela
- Russian: её
- Spanish: (after preposition) ella, (indirect object) le, (direct object) la
her (plural hers)
- (informal) A female person or animal.
- I think this bird is a him, but it may be a her.
- Hélène Cixous
- […] daring dizzying passages in other, fleeting and passionate dwellings within the hims and hers whom she inhabits […]
- Honorific alternative letter-case form of her, sometimes used when referring to God or another important figure who is understood from context.