thur

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English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

thur (not comparable)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of there.
    • 2007 November 11, Virginia Heffernan, “High-Def at High Noon”, New York Times:
      “Thur’s a lot of Indians down thur, Captain Scull,” one says.

Pronoun[edit]

thur

  1. Eye dialect spelling of there.
    • 1898, Richard Jefferies, The Toilers of the Field[1]:
      "I'd 'ave sooner had 'un of anybody else," said he, "but thur war nur anuther to be had, and it bean't such a bad 'un nither, only Measter Humphreys be hardish in the mouth."
    • 1905, Joseph Hocking, Roger Trewinion[2]:
      Any-rate, thur wur lots of talk, fur 'twas seed not only in the church, and churchyard, but up at the house."

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *tsurja, from *ḱr̥H-, zero-grade of Proto-Indo-European *ḱer- ‘to tie, plait’ (compare Ancient Greek καῖρος (kaîros) ‘row of thrums on the loom’, Armenian սարդ (sard) ‘spider’).

Verb[edit]

thur (first-person singular past tense thura, participle thurur)

  1. to plait, braid, interweave
  2. to knit
  3. to fence in, enclose

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