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)), 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)):
- On 24 April Nelson rejoined his ship, her battle damage repaired ...
The form of ''she'' used after a preposition or as the object of a verb; that woman, that ship, etc.
''Give it to her'' (qualifier)
''He wrote her a letter'' (qualifier)
''He treated her for a cold'' (qualifier)
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."
A female person or animal.
''I think this bird is a him, but it may be a her.''
1986, (w), ''Sorties'' (translated)
- (..) daring dizzying passages in other, fleeting and passionate dwellings within the hims and hers whom she inhabits (..)
(mixed mutation of)
hither, to this place, to here, to me/us
(senseid) a hair (gl)
(RQ:Wycliffe NT Lichfield)
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Something similar in appearance to hair (gloss)
small part, any part (gloss)
(l): ''third-person singular, feminine, objective''
(l): ''third-person singular, feminine, possesive''
''Det er fint å vera her.''
It's nice to be here.
just now, recently
''Eg såg ho her ein dag.''
I saw her just the other day.