gur

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See also: gür and Gür

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *gura, from o-grade of Proto-Indo-European *gʷr̥H- (mountain), from *gʷerH-. Compare Lithuanian gùras (promontory), Serbo-Croatian gòra, Ancient Greek δεῖρος (deîros)).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gur m (indefinite plural gurë, definite singular guri, definite plural gurë)

  1. stone, rock
  2. boulder
  3. (medicine) calculus
  4. precious stone, gem
  5. pith of some fruits

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “gur”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, page 127

Burushaski[edit]

Noun[edit]

gur

  1. wheat

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

go +‎ -r

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡʊɾˠ/, /ɡəɾˠ/

Conjunction[edit]

gur (triggers lenition)

  1. that (used to introduce a subordinate clause beginning with a verb in the past tense, with the exception of some irregular verbs)
    Dúirt sé gur chuala sé na héin.
    He said that he heard the birds.

Particle[edit]

gur (triggers lenition in the past/conditional, present/future form before a vowel gurb, past/conditional form before a vowel gurbh)

  1. that... is
    Deir sé gur maith leis tae.
    He says that he likes tea.
  2. that... was/would be
    Dúirt sé gur mhaith leis tae.
    He said that he liked/would like tea.

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Middle English[edit]

Determiner[edit]

gur

  1. Alternative form of youre

References[edit]


North Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian gōd, from Proto-Germanic *gōdaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ɡʊə̯/

Adjective[edit]

gur (comparative beeter, superlative beest)

  1. (Sylt) good

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

gur m (genitive singular guir)

  1. verbal noun of guir
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Conjunction[edit]

gur

  1. that
    Tha e ag ràdh gur e Suòmach a tha ann.
    He says that he is a Finn.

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronoun[edit]

gur

  1. you (plural or formal singular, direct object)
    Nach eil mi gur tuigsinn?
    Don't I understand you?
Usage notes[edit]
  • Adds the prefix n- to the following word if it begins with a vowel:
    Bidh iad gur n-iarraidh ann. - They'll want you there.
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Yapese[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

gur

  1. Second-person singular pronoun; you