from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Used as a modifier before a noun: her boots; her accomplishments.
- pro. Used as the direct object of a verb: They saw her at the conference.
- pro. Used as the indirect object of a verb: They gave her a round of applause.
- pro. Used as the object of a preposition: This letter is addressed to her.
- pro. Informal Used as a predicate nominative: It's her.
- pro. Nonstandard Used reflexively as the indirect object of a verb: She got her a new job. See Note at me.
- n. A female: The dog is a her. See Usage Notes at be, I1.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- pro. Belonging to her.
- pro. The form of she used after a preposition or as the object of a verb; that woman, that ship, etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- prep. The form of the objective and the possessive case of the personal pronoun she.
- prep. Of them; their.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See under he.
- An abbreviation of heraldry.
Middle English, from Old English hire.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Proto-Germanic *hezōi. Cognate with Dutch haar, Middle Low German er(e) and North Frisian hör. (Wiktionary)