ope

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Shortened form of open, by analogy with other past participles: compare awake, bespoke, etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ope (comparative more ope, superlative most ope)

  1. (now dialectal or poetic) Open. [from 13th c.]
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, VI.6:
      Arriving there, as did by chaunce befall, / He found the gate wyde ope […].
    • 1819, John Keats, Otho the Great, Act V, Scene V, verses 191-192:
      We are all weary — faint — set ope the doors —
      I will to bed! — To-morrow —
    • Herbert
      On Sunday heaven's gate stands ope.

Verb[edit]

ope (third-person singular simple present opes, present participle oping, simple past and past participle oped)



  1. (archaic) To open.
    • 1611, William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act I, scene II :
      The hour's now come, the very minute bids thee ope thine ear; obey and be attentive.

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Finnish[edit]

(index op)

Etymology[edit]

Shortened form of opettaja.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈope/
  • Hyphenation: o‧pe

Noun[edit]

ope

  1. (school, colloquial) teacher

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

ope

  1. ablative singular of ops

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ope

  1. neuter form of open