خور

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See also: جور‎, چور‎, خوز, and جوز

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root خ و ر(ḵ-w-r).

Verb[edit]

خَوِرَ (ḵawira) I, non-past يَخْوَرُ‎‎ (yaḵwaru)

  1. to get weakened, to get weaker, to make/become weak/weaker
  2. to gradually disappear
  3. to become less strong/active/violent
  4. to cease functioning
  5. to break down
  6. to be feeble, to be weak and fragile
  7. to grow tired, to lose vigour
  8. to be extinguished
  9. to be/become limp
  10. to grow feeble, to lack vitality, to live under enfeebling conditions
  11. to be/become weak/thin, to dwindle
  12. to languish
  13. to lose lustre
  14. to become slack, relaxed, not tense or tight
  15. to be slender/ropy/trivial
  16. to relent, to give way, to succumb to temptation

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

خَوَّرَ (ḵawwara) II, non-past يُخَوِّرُ‎‎ (yuḵawwiru)

  1. to attribute weakness to, to call feeble

Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root خ و ر(ḵ-w-r). Compare the frequent Aramaic חוֹרָא‎ /‎ ܚܘܿܪܴܐ(ḥōrā, hole), Hebrew חֹר(ḥōr, hole), Akkadian 𒆢𒁕 (/ḫurru/). Compare also Old Armenian խոր (xor).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /xawr/

Noun[edit]

خَوْر‎ (ḵawrm (plural أَخْوَار(ʾaḵwār))

  1. an inlet
  2. a narrow bay
  3. a ravine
  4. a canyon

Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

خُور (ḵūrpl

  1. plural of خَوَّار(ḵawwār)

References[edit]

  • Corriente, Federico (2005), “خور”, in Diccionario avanzado árabe (in Spanish), 2nd edition, Barcelona: Herder, page 336

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian خوار(xvâr).

Adjective[edit]

خور (hor)

  1. despicable, abject, vile
  2. (in compounds) eating, consuming, receiving, undergoing
    مفت خور‎ ― müft horparasite
    مردوم خور‎ ― merdüm horcannibal
    میراث خور‎ ― miras horheir
    كیاه خور‎ ― kiyah horherbivore
    كوشت خور‎ ― küşt horcarnivore
    خور گورمك‎‎ ― hor görmekto despise, to vilify
    خور طوتمق‎‎ ― hor tutmakto despise, to vilify
    خورپرست‎‎ ― hor-perestsun-adorer, who wants to expose himself to the sun much

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Meninski, Franciszek à Mesgnien (1680), “خور”, in Thesaurus linguarum orientalium, Turcicae, Arabicae, Persicae, praecipuas earum opes à Turcis peculiariter usurpatas continens, nimirum Lexicon Turkico-Arabico-Persicum, Vienna, column 1967

Pashto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Persian خواهر(xâhar), Kurdish xwişk, xweh, خوشک(xoshk), Baluchi گوہار(gohár), Ossetian хо (xo), Avestan 𐬓𐬀𐬢𐬵𐬀𐬭(xᵛaŋhar)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *swasar- (compare Sanskrit स्वसृ (svásṛ)), from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr (compare Armenian քույր (kʿuyr), Russian сестра́ (sestrá), Welsh chwaer, French sœur, English sister).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

خور (xorf

  1. sister

Declension[edit]


Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *hwár (compare Kurdish xor, xwer, Ossetian хур (xur), Avestan 𐬵𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬭𐬆(hvarə)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *súHar (compare Sanskrit स्वर् (svàr), सूर्य (sū́rya)), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *sóh₂wl̥.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian خور
Iranian Persian خور
Tajiki Persian хōr

خور (xor, xwar)

  1. sun
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic خَوْر(ḵawr, bay, inlet, cove, canyon).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

خور (xowr)

  1. bay, estuary, cove