hór

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See also: Hor, hor, hoor, hör, and hør

Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hór, related to Gothic 𐌷𐍉𐌷𐌰 (hōha).

Noun[edit]

hór m (genitive singular hós, nominative plural hóar)

  1. pot-hook
  2. (agriculture) a specific type of earmark for sheep
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hór, from Proto-Germanic *hōrą. Related to hóra (whore).

Noun[edit]

hór n (genitive singular hórs, no plural)

  1. adultery, fornication
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse hórr (adulterer), from Proto-Germanic *hōraz.

Noun[edit]

hór m (genitive singular hórs, nominative plural hórar)

  1. (obsolete) the lover of a married woman
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Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

hór m

  1. h-prothesized form of ór

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hōrą. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂- (desire, wish).

Noun[edit]

hór n (genitive hórs)

  1. adultery
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Related terms[edit]
  • hóra (whore, harlot)
  • hórr (adulterer)
Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: hór
  • Norwegian:
    • Norwegian Bokmål: hor
    • Norwegian Nynorsk: hor
  • Old Swedish: hōr
  • Danish: hor

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

hór m (genitive hós)

  1. pot-hook
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