Ohr

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German[edit]

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Ein menschliches Ohr — A human ear. (1)
Ohr — ear (1, 2)
Ohr — interchange (4)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German ōra, from the voiced Verner alternant of Proto-Germanic *ausô. Akin to Dutch oor, English ear, West Frisian ear, Swedish öra, all ultimately derived from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ows-.

Further Indo-European cognates: Latin auris, Lithuanian ausis, Ancient Greek οὖς (oûs), Russian ухо (úxo), Armenian ունկն (unkn), Albanian vesh, Persian گوش (guš)

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Ohr n (genitive Ohrs or Ohres, plural Ohren)

  1. (anatomy, countable) The ear; the organ of hearing
  2. (anatomy, countable) The ear; the external visible part of the organ, the auricle
  3. (architecture) The overhanging part on the frame of a window or door.
  4. A highway interchange which is ear-shaped or ribbon-shaped.

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  • Ohr in Duden online

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Noun[edit]

Ohr ?

  1. Alternative spelling of Or.