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Theirs means:

  • addressing several people with "her" instead of "you", see Duzen
  • in southern Germany the form of address as an intermediate step between Duzen and Siezen (even if only one person is in the room)
  • In certain languages ​​the address of a person with "Ihr" instead of "Sie", in German outdated, see Siezen
  • the formerly common form of addressing a high person in German with "Ihr", see Pluralis Majestatis
  • the addressing of older people with "Ihr", which was previously used in rural regions (in some places still today); Rule: The person to be addressed could have been father or mother according to age.

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Wiktionary: Ihrzen  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations