øre

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See also: ore, oré, orë, and öre

English[edit]

1 øre coin

Etymology[edit]

From Danish øre and Norwegian øre, from Latin aureus (a Roman coin; golden)

Noun[edit]

øre (plural øres)

  1. A currency unit worth one hundredth of a Norwegian and Danish krone.
  2. Common misspelling of öre.

References[edit]

  • øre at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

øre

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /øːrə/, [ˈøːɐ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse eyra, from the voiced Verner alternant of Proto-Germanic *ausô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ows- (ear).

Noun[edit]

øre n (singular definite øret, plural indefinite ører or øren)

  1. ear (organ of hearing)
  2. handle (small, rounded handle on the side of a container)
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse eyrir (pl aurar), from Latin aureus (gold coin), from aurum (gold).

Noun[edit]

øre c (singular definite øren, plural indefinite ører)

  1. A currency unit worth one hundredth of a Norwegian and Danish krone.
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See ør (confused, dizzy).

Adjective[edit]

øre

  1. definite and plural of ør

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse eyra, from the voiced Verner alternant of Proto-Germanic *ausô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ous-.

Noun[edit]

øre n (definite singular øret; indefinite plural ører; definite plural øra/ørene)

  1. ear

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

øre m or n (definite singular øren/øret; indefinite plural øre; definite plural øra/ørene)

  1. currency unit worth one hundredth of a Norwegian and Danish krone