Whirs vs Hirs - What's the difference?

whirs | hirs |


As a noun whirs

is .

As a pronoun hirs is

(neologism) that which belongs to hir, theirs (singular).

whirs

English

Noun

(head)
  • hirs

    English

    Pronoun

  • (neologism) That which belongs to hir, theirs (singular).
  • * {{quote-book
  • , date = 1997-07-01 , title = Star Trek New Frontier (Book 1) , first = Peter , last = David , author = David, Peter , authorlink = Peter David , publisher = Simon & Schuster , isbn = 9780671013950 , passage = S/he leaned forward and, to Selar's surprise, took the doctor's hand firmly between hirs . }}
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year = 2000 , title = Renaissance , series = Star Trek New Frontier: Excalibur
  • 2
  • , first = Peter , last = David , author = David, Peter , authorlink = Peter David , publisher = Simon & Schuster , isbn = 0743422260 , page = 157 , passage = She saw that Burgoyne was hefting hirs experimentally, sweeping it through the air. twirled it around a few times, swung it back and forth. , pageurl = http://books.google.com/books?id=oSvCkiIzTOEC&pg=PA157 }}
  • * {{quote-book
  • , date = 2006-03-22 , title = Drag King Dreams , first = Leslie , last = Feinberg , author = Feinberg, Leslie , publisher = Carroll & Graf , location = New York , isbn = 978-0786717637 , id = , lccn = 2006297545 , page = 205 , passage = Ze'' takes my right hand in ''hirs and folds it into a fist. }}

    Synonyms

    * (singular) theirs * (neologism) eirs

    Hyponyms

    * his, hers

    Usage notes

    See usage notes for hir.

    See also

    * other gender-neutral pronouns