• (British) IPA: /ˈhɜːz/, unstressed IPA: /əz/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈhɝz/, unstressed IPA: /ɚz/
  1. That which belongs to her; the possessive case of she, used without a following noun. [from 12th c.]
    • 1791, Ann Radcliffe, The Romance of the Forest, Penguin 1999, p. 335:
      The life of La Motte, who had more than saved her's […], depended on the testimony she should give.
    • 2019, Gaby Hinsliff, The Guardian, 31 August:
      The rest of us, meanwhile, would do well to accept that one woman’s choice is just that; hers and hers alone, not the standard by which all must be judged.
  • French: le sien, la sienne, les siens, les siennes
  • German: ihr
  • Italian: il suo, la sua, i suoi, le sue
  • Portuguese: o seu, a sua, o dela, a dela
  • Russian: её
  • Spanish: el suyo, los suyos, la suya, las suyas
  1. plural form of her

  1. Honorific alternative letter-case form of hers, sometimes used when referring to God or another important figure who is understood from context.

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