hora

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See also: Hora, hóra, horă, höra, and høra

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Hebrew הוֹרָה(hóra), Yiddish האָרע(hore), and Romanian horă, from Turkish hora, probably from Greek χορός (chorós, dance).[1] Doublet of chorus.

Noun[edit]

hora (plural horas)

  1. A circle dance popular in the Balkans, Israel and Yiddish culture worldwide.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit होरा (horā, hour). Doublet of hour.

Noun[edit]

hora (uncountable)

  1. A branch of traditional Indian astrology, dealing with the finer points of predictive methods.

References[edit]

  1. ^ “hora”, in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition (2008).

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin hōra (hour).

Noun[edit]

hora m (plural hores)

  1. hour
  2. time
    ¿Qué hora ye?
    What time is it?
  3. o'clock
    les 19.00 hores
    7.00 pm

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin hōra (hour).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hora f (plural hores)

  1. hour (sixty minutes)
  2. time (the moment as indicated by a clock)
    Quina hora és?What time is it?
  3. time (the appropriate hour to do something)

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *gora, from Proto-Indo-European *gwerH-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦora/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

hora f

  1. mountain
  2. (colloquial) a lot, tons
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Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish hora

Noun[edit]

hora

  1. hour.

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hóra, from Proto-Germanic *hōrǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂ros (dear, loved).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hora f (genitive singular horu, plural horur)

  1. (vulgar) whore, (female) prostitute
  2. (vulgar, slang, derogatory) slut
  3. (nautical, humorous) tusk, cusk

Declension[edit]

Declension of hora
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative hora horan horur horurnar
accusative horu horuna horur horurnar
dative horu horuni horum horunum
genitive horu horunnar hora horanna

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin hōra (hour).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɔɾɐ], [ˈoɾɐ]

Noun[edit]

hora f (plural horas)

  1. hour
  2. time of the day
    ¿Que hora é? — "What time is it?
  3. regular or designated time for doing something

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

hora (plural horas)

  1. hour

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

hora f (plural hore)

  1. Obsolete form of ora.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

hora

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ほら

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ὥρα (hṓra, time, season, year), from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₁- (year, season).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hōra f (genitive hōrae); first declension

  1. hour
  2. time
  3. o'clock
  4. season; time of year

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative hōra hōrae
Genitive hōrae hōrārum
Dative hōrae hōrīs
Accusative hōram hōrās
Ablative hōrā hōrīs
Vocative hōra hōrae

Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: herë, orë
  • Aromanian: oarã
  • Asturian: hora
  • Catalan: hora
  • Corsican: ora
  • Danish: ur
  • Dalmatian: aura
  • Dutch: uur
  • English: hour
  • Old French: ore (early Old French), oure, eure, ure (Norman spelling), houre (late Western and Anglo-Norman spelling), heure (late Old French spelling)
  • Friulian: ore
  • Galician: hora
  • German: Uhr
  • Hungarian: óra
  • Istriot: ura
  • Italian: ora
  • Ladin: ora, ëura
  • Navajo: óola

Noun[edit]

hōrā f

  1. ablative singular of hōra
  2. vocative singular of hōra

References[edit]

  • hora in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • hora in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • hora in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • what time is it: quota hora est?
    • it is the third hour (= 9 A.M.: tertia hora est
    • at the time agreed on: ad horam compositam
  • hora in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • hora in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Middle English[edit]

Determiner[edit]

hora

  1. (chiefly early and West Midland dialectal) Alternative form of here (their)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

hora m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of hore

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

hora f

  1. definite singular of hore

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hóra, from Proto-Germanic *hōrǭ.

Noun[edit]

hōra f

  1. whore, adulteress

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese ora, from Latin hōra (hour), from Ancient Greek ὥρα (hṓra, time, season, year), from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₁- (year, season).

Cognate with Galician hora, Spanish hora, Catalan hora, Occitan ora, French heure, Italian ora and Romanian oară.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hora f (plural horas)

  1. hour (period of sixty minutes)
    Há vinte e quatro horas num dia.
    There are twenty-four hours in a day.
  2. time (point in time)
    Alguma hora eu passo aí.
    Some time I’ll hop over there.
    Que horas são?
    What time is it?

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:hora.


Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hora f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of horă

Rwanda-Rundi[edit]

Verb[edit]

-hóra (infinitive guhóra, perfective -hóze)

  1. to be(come) quiet, be(come) calm
  2. to be(come) cold, cool
  3. to always or continuously do

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

-hōra (infinitive guhōra, perfective -hōye)

  1. to avenge

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *gora, from Proto-Indo-European *gwerH-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hora f (genitive singular hory, nominative plural hory, genitive plural hôr, declension pattern of žena)

  1. mountain

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • hora in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin hōra (hour).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hora f (plural horas)

  1. hour (a time period of sixty minutes)
    Hay veinticuatro horas por el día.There are twenty-four hours in a day.
  2. time (the moment, as indicated by a clock or similar device)
    ¿Qué hora es?What time is it?
    Ya es hora de ir.It's time to go.
  3. high time (usually with "ya")
    Ya es hora de ser abiertos y honestos entre nosotros.
    It's high time we be open and honest with each other.
  4. (education) hour, period (of class)
    Tengo un examen a primera hora mañana.I have a test during first period tomorrow.
    Tenemos juntos la tercera hora.We have third period together.
  5. (Spain, colloquial) appointment (e.g. with the doctor)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish hōra, from Old Norse hóra, from Proto-Germanic *hōrǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *kāro-, *keh₂ro- (dear, loved). Compare Danish hore, English whore, Dutch hoer, German Hure.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hora c

  1. whore

Declension[edit]

Declension of hora 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hora horan horor hororna
Genitive horas horans horors horornas

Verb[edit]

hora (present horar, preterite horade, supine horat, imperative hora)

  1. to whore

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