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June 14, 2007

Heer o veer

What is the origin of the expression "heer o veer"? It means "geer o daar" -- and possibly comes from "here and there"?
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Also, Shahriar Zahedi writes: "Heer" is fire as in Heerbod (keeper of fire). "Veer" means hunder and lightning... "Dar in heer o veer" means in the midst of this fire and thunder.

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