Spur

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See also: spur, špur, and șpur

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

Spur (plural Spurs)

  1. (soccer) someone connected with Tottenham Hotspur FC, as a fan, player, coach etc.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German spur, spor (usually n, also rarely m and f), from Old High German spor, *spur, from Proto-Germanic *spurą n. Cognate to Dutch spoor, whence (through Afrikaans) English spoor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃpuːr/, [ʃpu(ː)ɐ̯]
  • Rhymes: -uːɐ̯
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Spur f (genitive Spur, plural Spuren)

  1. trace (rest of something that indicates its former presence; (by extension) any small amount)
  2. trail, track, spoor (path of signs leading somewhere, also e.g. through scent)
  3. lead, clue (evidence pointing to a solution)
  4. lane (of a street, road)
  5. (music) track
  6. (mathematics) trace (sum of the diagonal elements of a square matrix)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Spur” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Spur” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Spur” in Duden online
  • Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Spur on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de

Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Spur f (plural Spuren)

  1. Alternative spelling of Spuer