fora

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See also: föra

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

fora

  1. plural form of forum

Usage notes[edit]

The English plural forums is preferred to the Latin plural fora in normal English usage.

  • Ref: Modern English Usage, 2nd Edition, ed. Sir Ernest Gowers, Oxford 1968 (article '-um', p.658).

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin forās (outside).

Adverb[edit]

fora

  1. outside

Esperanto[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fora (plural foraj, accusative singular foran, accusative plural forajn)

  1. far, distant

Derived terms[edit]


French[edit]

Verb[edit]

fora

  1. third-person singular past historic of forer

Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inflected form of ir (to go).

Verb[edit]

fora

  1. first-person singular pluperfect indicative of ir
  2. third-person singular pluperfect indicative of ir

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of ser (to be).

Verb[edit]

fora

  1. first-person singular pluperfect indicative of ser
  2. third-person singular pluperfect indicative of ser

Ido[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fora

  1. distant

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

fora

  1. third-person singular present indicative of forare
  2. second-person singular imperative of forare

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

fora

  1. nominative plural of forum
  2. accusative plural of forum
  3. vocative plural of forum

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

fora n

  1. indefinite plural of forum

Old High German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fora, whence also Old English fore.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

fora (+ dative)

  1. before, against, in the presence of

References[edit]

  • Henry Frowde, An Old High German Primer

Old Saxon[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fora, whence also Old English fore.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

fora (+ dative)

  1. before, against

Synonyms[edit]


Piedmontese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin forās (outside).

Adverb[edit]

fora

  1. outside

Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fora

  1. nominative plural of forum
  2. accusative plural of forum
  3. vocative plural of forum

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese fora, from Latin forās (outside), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwor- (door; gate).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: fo‧ra
  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔ.ɾɐ/

Adverb[edit]

fora (not comparable)

  1. outside (on the outside of a building or location)
    Fiquei trancado fora da minha casa.
    I got locked outside my house.
  2. overseas (in another country)
    Morei fora por dois anos.
    I lived overseas for two years.
  3. out (away from home or one’s usual place)}
    Hoje jantarei fora.
    Today I’ll dine out.
  4. away (to be discarded)
    Joga esse lixo fora.
    Throw away this trash.
Derived terms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

fora

  1. except (with the exception of)
    Todos leram o livro, fora João.
    Everyone read the book, except John.
Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

fora m (plural foras)

  1. (Brazil, slang) rejection of a romantic proposal

Interjection[edit]

fora!

  1. out! (demanding that someone leave)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Portuguese fora, from Latin foram (1st person) and forat (3rd person), inflected forms of sum (I am).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fora

  1. First-person singular (eu) pluperfect indicative of ser
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) pluperfect indicative of ser
  3. First-person singular (eu) pluperfect indicative of ir
  4. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) pluperfect indicative of ir

Sicilian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin foras.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔra/
  • Hyphenation: fò‧ra

Adverb[edit]

fora

  1. outside
  2. outdoors

Antonyms[edit]


Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

fora (needs class)

  1. success

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fora c

  1. transported cargo; possibly including the vehicle or carriage on which the cargo is loaded

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]