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English translation: fragrant herb

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07:31 Aug 8, 2000
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: Yera
This is given as a name to a person staying in India would like to know does it have any meaning in German as it does not have any in any Indian Language
Meghna
English translation:fragrant herb
Explanation:
In the URL below, yeras appears in a list of crops grown in the 19th century. It is along with hortalizas = garden vegetables, frutas=fruits, listed after barley, wheat, etc. The usual word for herb is yerba OR hierba, the spelling is not totally fixed. My Spanish dictionary has the 2 conventional spellings, but yera is not listed with any meaning. Because of the context and known spelling variations, and because it is not anything common enough for my dictionary to list and yet is common enough to be a major crop, I think yera is a variation of yerba. It means herb, with fragrant oils, as required for culinary or medicinal purposes. Yerba can also be ordinary grass, even a weed. The crop would be the useful kind!
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Nancy Schmeing
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nafragrant herbNancy Schmeing
naA typical name of a dog
Michael Scheidler
naThis word has no meaning in German.Roswitha Goossens-Winter


  

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18 mins
This word has no meaning in German.


Explanation:
This is not a German word.
Good luck,
Roswitha

Roswitha Goossens-Winter
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21 mins
A typical name of a dog


Explanation:
Yera has no meaning in German, it's obviously a name given to dogs here.
I've found some entries on the Web with people called Yera that always deal with a Spanish/Hispanic context.
So maybe you should check with some Spanish linguists.


    Reference: http://www.raehse.de/jo/tiere/tier_yw.htm
Michael Scheidler
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4 hrs
fragrant herb


Explanation:
In the URL below, yeras appears in a list of crops grown in the 19th century. It is along with hortalizas = garden vegetables, frutas=fruits, listed after barley, wheat, etc. The usual word for herb is yerba OR hierba, the spelling is not totally fixed. My Spanish dictionary has the 2 conventional spellings, but yera is not listed with any meaning. Because of the context and known spelling variations, and because it is not anything common enough for my dictionary to list and yet is common enough to be a major crop, I think yera is a variation of yerba. It means herb, with fragrant oils, as required for culinary or medicinal purposes. Yerba can also be ordinary grass, even a weed. The crop would be the useful kind!


    Reference: http://www.tarifaweb.com/historia/hist_con.htm
Nancy Schmeing
Canada
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