How to Pronounce herr?

Correct pronunciation for the word "herr" is [hˈe͡ə], [hˈe‍ə], [h_ˈeə].

"Herr" in context

Herr is a German word used to denote a man of high social rank, such as a noble or a gentleman of the upper class. In Old German, the word herr appears in the form of hari, or heris, and in Middle High German the form herre is found. The word comes from the Proto-Germanic word harja, which means "army" or "host". The word has been in use since the 9th century and is still in active usage in German language today.


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