cuer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cue +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

cuer (plural cuers)

  1. One who cues.
    • 2010, Carol J. LaSasso, Kelly Lamar Crain, Jacqueline Leybaert, Cued Speech and Cued Language Development for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children
      Cuers of English and other traditionally spoken languages are concerned solely with conveying the visible consonant-vowel phoneme-equivalents and the accompanying prosodic information.
  2. (dance) The caller in a round dance.

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Etymology[edit]

cua (tail) +‎ -er. Compare Spanish colista.

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Noun[edit]

cuer m (plural cuers)

  1. last (in a series)
  2. (sports) Team at the bottom of a league.

Noun[edit]

cuer m (plural cuers, feminine cuera)

  1. A raftsman situated at the rear of the raft.
    • 1981, David Griñó i Garriga, Oficis que es perden:
      El rai era conduït per dos raiers; un, al davant, dit el davanter, que era el que conduïa i dirigia servint-se d'una alta verga i, al darrera, hi anava el cuer, a l'últim tram, que ajudava a maniobrar el davanter.
      The raft was steered by two raftsmen; one, at the front, called the davanter, who was the one who steered and guided it by means of a long pole and, at the rear, there came the cuer, on the last section, who helped the davanter to manoeuvre.

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Middle French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin chorus.

Noun[edit]

cuer m (plural cuers)

  1. choir

Descendants[edit]

  • French: chœur
  • (→English: choir)

Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cor.

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cuer m (oblique plural cuers, nominative singular cuers, nominative plural cuer)

  1. (anatomy) heart
  2. (figuratively, by extension) heart (loving/romantic feelings)

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Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cor, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr.

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Noun[edit]

cuer m (usually uncountable)

  1. heart
    • c. 1200, Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 58r.
      Fizo ioiade taiamiento con el reẏ e con el pueblo que ſiruieſſen al ćador de buen cuer.
      Jehoiada made a covenant with the king and with the people, that they should serve the Creator with a good heart.
    Synonym: coraçon

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