Herr

Herr

[her; English hair]
noun, plural Herren [her-uhn; English hair-uhn] .
the conventional German title of respect and term of address for a man, corresponding to Mr. or in direct address to sir.

Origin:
< German

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Herr (German hɛr)
 
n , pl Herren
a German man: used before a name as a title equivalent to Mr
 
[German, from Old High German herro lord]

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Herr
Ger. equivalent of Mr., 1653, originally "nobler, superior," from M.H.G. herre, from O.H.G. herro, comparative of her "noble." Hence also Herrenvolk "master race," in Nazi ideology, the concept of the Ger. people.
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