fóra

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See also: fora, fòra, fôra, and föra

Catalan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • fora (2016 spelling reform)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fóra

  1. first-person singular conditional form of ser
  2. third-person singular conditional form of ser

Usage notes[edit]

The spelling fóra was deprecated in the 2016 spelling reform. The old spelling can still be used for metalinguistic transcriptions, or when the intended meaning is not clear from the context. See Appendix:Catalan orthography.


Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

fóra

  1. genitive singular of fórum
  2. nominative plural of fórum
  3. accusative plural of fórum
  4. vocative plural of fórum

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

fóra

  1. (expressive) accusative singular of fór (only in expressions like "dát fóra" or "mít fóra", meaning "to give a head start" or "to have a head start")
    Dal jsem mu 10 metrů fóra a stejně jsem vyhrál.
    I gave him a 10-metre head start and I still won.

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese fora, from Latin forās (outside), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwer- (door; gate).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

fóra

  1. outside (on the outside of a building or location)
    Synonym: dentro

Preposition[edit]

fóra

  1. notwithstanding; except (with the exception of)
    • 1753, Diego Cernadas, Adán non pudo pecar
      Fixo penitencias rexas
      Adàn de foles vestido,
      Que os foles, fora ô curtido,
      ô mismo sòn que pellexas
      Adam, wearing bags,
      made hard penitences,
      because bags, notwithstanding the tanning,
      the same are with pelts

Interjection[edit]

fóra!

  1. go away!; out! (demanding that someone leave)

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