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See also: ore, oré, öre, and øre



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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin hōra.


orë f (indefinite plural orë, definite singular ora, definite plural orët)

  1. hour (unit of time)
  2. clock (timepiece)
  3. watch (timepiece worn on the wrist)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *er-, *or- 'to move, stir, animate, fight, struggle, rise; to spring up, be born'. Cognate to Ancient Greek ὄρνῡμι (órnūmi, urge on, incite, make to arise, call forth, move, stir oneself), Latin orior (to rise; to spring up, be born), Old Norse iara (fight).


orë f

  1. mountain nymph (mythological figure)