cor

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

A minced oath or dialectal variant of God.

Interjection[edit]

cor

  1. (Cockney Britain) Expression of surprise.
    • Cor blimey!
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter VII:
      “I don’t get this,” she said. “How do you mean it’s gone?” “It’s been pinched.” “Things don’t get pinched in country-houses.” “They do if there’s a Wilbert Cream on the premises. He’s a klep-whatever-it-is,” I said, and thrust Jeeves’s letter on her. She perused it with an interested eye and having mastered its contents said, “Cor chase my Aunt Fanny up a gum tree,” adding that you never knew what was going to happen next these days.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Biblical Hebrew כֹּר(kōr)

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Noun[edit]

cor (plural cors)

  1. (historical units of measure) Various former units of volume, particularly:
    1. A Hebrew unit of liquid volume, about equal to 230 L or 60 gallons.
    2. Synonym of homer: approximately the same volume as a dry measure.
    3. A roughly equivalent Phoenician unit of volume.
Synonyms[edit]
Meronyms[edit]
  • (liquid volume): log (1720 cor); cab, kab (1180 cor); hin (160 cor); bath (110 cor)
  • (dry volume): See homer

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Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ca

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Occitan cor, from Latin cor, from Proto-Italic *kord, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr ~ *ḱr̥d-.

Noun[edit]

cor m (plural cors)

  1. heart
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]
Suits in Catalan · colls (layout · text)
SuitHearts.svg SuitDiamonds.svg SuitSpades.svg SuitClubs.svg
cors diamants piques trèvols

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably borrowed from Latin chorus (14th century), from Ancient Greek χορός (khorós).

Noun[edit]

cor m (plural cors)

  1. chorus

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cor, corn, from Latin cornu, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱer-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cor m (plural cors)

  1. horn (musical instrument)
  2. corn (of the foot)

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese coor, from Latin color, colōrem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cor f (plural cores)

  1. color, hue

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cor (act of putting), verbal noun of fo·ceird (to put).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cor m (genitive singular coir, nominative plural cora or coranna)

  1. twist, turn, turning movement
  2. (fishing) cast; haul from cast
  3. (music) lively turn; lively air
  4. (dance) reel

Declension[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cor m (genitive singular coir, nominative plural coir)

  1. agreement, contract; guarantee, pledge

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

cor m (genitive singular coir)

  1. verbal noun of coir
  2. tiredness, exhaustion

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

cor (present analytic corann, future analytic corfaidh, verbal noun coradh, past participle cortha)

  1. turn

Conjugation[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cor chor gcor
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Istriot[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cor. Cognate with Catalan cor.

Noun[edit]

cor m

  1. heart

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cor m

  1. Apocopic form of cuore
    • c. 1314, Dante, Inferno 1.13–15:
      Ma poi ch’i’ fui al piè d’un colle giunto, / là dove terminava quella valle / che m’avea di paura il cor compunto, …
      But then, when I had reached the foot of a hill, / there where that valley ended / which had pierced my heart with fear, …

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *kord, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr ~ *ḱr̥d-. Cognate with Ancient Greek καρδίᾱ (kardíā), Proto-Germanic *hertô, Sanskrit हृदय (hṛdaya), Hittite 𒆠𒅕 (kir), Proto-Slavic *sьrdьce (heart).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cor n (genitive cordis); third declension

  1. (anatomy) heart
  2. (figuratively) soul, mind

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cor corda
Genitive cordis cordium
cordum
Dative cordī cordibus
Accusative cor corda
Ablative corde cordibus
Vocative cor corda

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cornu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cor m (oblique plural cors, nominative singular cors, nominative plural cor)

  1. horn (instrument used to produce sound)

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *koros (casting, a throw), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to turn)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cor m (genitive cuir, no plural)

  1. verbal noun of fo·ceird

Inflection[edit]

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative cor
Vocative cuir
Accusative corN
Genitive cuirL
Dative corL
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cor chor cor
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cor.

Noun[edit]

cor m (oblique plural cors, nominative singular cors, nominative plural cor)

  1. heart (organ which pumps blood)
  2. heart (metaphorically, human emotion)
    • circa 1145, Bernard de Ventadour, Tant ai mo cor ple de joya:
      Tant ai mo cor ple de joya
      My heart is so full of joy

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese coor, from Latin color, colōrem, from Old Latin colos (covering), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱel- (to cover, conceal).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cor f (plural cores)

  1. colour (Commonwealth English), color (American English)
Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:cor.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin cor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cor m (plural cores)

  1. heart
Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Portuguese · cores (layout · text)
     branco      cinza,
cinzento
     preto
             vermelho,
encarnado; carmim
             laranja,
cor-de-laranja; castanho,
marrom
             amarelo; creme
             verde-limão              verde             
             ciano; azul-petróleo              azul céu,
azul-celeste
             azul
             violeta; índigo,
anil
             magenta; roxo              rosa,
cor-de-rosa

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Greek χορός (chorós, dance), or borrowed from Latin chorus, Italian coro, German Chor.

Noun[edit]

cor n (plural coruri)

  1. choir, chorus (group of singers)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin chorus, from Ancient Greek χορός (khorós).

Noun[edit]

cor n (plural coruri)

  1. a gathering, circle, society
  2. a bunch of hay arranged in squares or circles for making haybales
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Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cor.

Noun[edit]

cor m (plural cors)

  1. (anatomy) heart

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cor (act of putting, placing; setting up, etc.; act of throwing, casting; act of letting go, discarding; leap, twist; throw (in wrestling); twist, coil; twist, detour, circuit in road, etc.; tune, melody; contract; surety, guarantor; act of overthrowing, defeating; defeat, reverse; state, condition, plight; act of tiring; tiredness, fatigue), verbal noun of fo·ceird (sets, puts, places; throws, casts; casts down, overthrows; puts forth, emits, sends out; launches; utters, makes; raises (a shout, cry); performs, executes, wages).

Noun[edit]

cor m (genitive singular coir or cuir)

  1. condition, state
  2. condition, eventuality, circumstance
    air chor sam bithon any condition, on any account
    air chor 's guon condition that
    (cf also derived terms)
  3. method, manner
  4. custom
  5. surety
  6. term or condition of a treaty
  7. progress

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • cor” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “1 cor”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cor. Compare Italian cuore.

Noun[edit]

cor m (plural cori)

  1. heart

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *korr, from Proto-Celtic *korros (stunted, dwarfish) (compare Old Cornish cor, Middle Breton corr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cor m (plural corrod)

  1. dwarf, pygmy, little urchin
  2. spider; shrew

Synonyms[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cor gor nghor chor
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “cor”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Zazaki[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Kurdish jor.

Noun[edit]

cor ?

  1. top (uppermost part)