huru

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Noun[edit]

huru

  1. accusative singular of hura
  2. instrumental singular of hura

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Common Malayo-Polynesian, compare Indonesian bulu.

Noun[edit]

huru (used in the reduplicated form huruhuru)

  1. hair

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English huru.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

huru

  1. especially, particularly; much less; ~ and ~, ~ thinge, especially
  2. at least; in any case
    • 1175, The Holy Rood:
      Ðe leᵹ wæs huru feowertiᵹ fæðmæ heh.
      The glade was at least 40 fathoms.
  3. truly, certainly, indeed
  4. even

Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hūru

  1. anyway, at any rate, in any case
  2. certainly, at least, indeed
    hūru fīftēne mīla brād — at least fifteen miles broad
    ne hūru on hǣðene lēode — certainly not to a heathen nation
  3. yet, however
  4. especially
    Ðæt dēah tō ǣlcum and hūru tō dēopun dolgum.
    It is good for all, and especially for deep wounds.

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Swahili[edit]

Adjective[edit]

huru (invariable)

  1. free, liberated

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Swedish[edit]

Adverb[edit]

huru (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) how

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