hore

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See also: hóre, ĥore, höre, horë, hoře, and høre

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hóra, from Proto-Germanic *hōrǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *kāro-, *keh₂ro- (dear, loved).

Noun[edit]

hore c (singular definite horen, plural indefinite horer)

  1. whore (sexually promiscuous woman)

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

hore (imperative hor, infinitive at hore, present tense horer, past tense horede, perfect tense har horet)

  1. to screw (have sexual intercourse)
  2. to fornicate, to whore

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

hore

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of horen

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Maori[edit]

Noun[edit]

hore

  1. scrofula

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English hōre, from Proto-Germanic *hōrǭ. Cognate to Middle Dutch hoere, Middle Low German hôre, Middle High German huore, and Old Swedish hōra.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hore (plural hores or horen)

  1. A whore (female prostitute)
  2. A whore (lascivious or adulterous woman)
    • c. 1395, John Wycliffe, John Purvey [et al.], transl., Bible (Wycliffite Bible (later version), MS Lich 10.)‎[1], published c. 1410, Apocalips 17:1, page 123r, column 1; republished as Wycliffe's translation of the New Testament, Lichfield: Bill Endres, 2010:
      And oon of þe ſeuene aungels cam· þat hadde ſeuene viols .· ⁊ ſpak wiþ me / ⁊ ſeide / come þou· I ſchal ſchewe to þee þe dampnacioun of þe greet hoꝛe· þat ſittiþ on manye watris.· wiþ which kyngis of erþe diden foꝛnicacioun
      And one of the seven angels (who had seven beakers) came and spoke with me, and said: "Come, I'll show you the damnation of the great whore, who sits by lots of water, and who the Earth's rulers engaged in adultery with."
  3. (rare) A people who are morally transgressive.
  4. (rare, derogatory) A insult used towards women.
Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • English: whore
  • Scots: hure, hoor
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English horu, horh, from Proto-Germanic *hurhwą.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɔːr(ə)/, /ˈhɔːrɔu̯(ə)/, /ˈhɔːriu̯(ə)/, /ˈhɔːrwə/

Noun[edit]

hore (uncountable)

  1. Muck, mud; that which is filthy or dirty.
  2. Iniquity, evil, sin; that which is morally foul.
  3. (rare, physiology) Phlegm or rheum.
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Old English ure.

Determiner[edit]

hore

  1. Alternative form of oure
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Etymology 4[edit]

From Old English hēr.

Noun[edit]

hore

  1. Alternative form of her (hair)

Etymology 5[edit]

From Old English hār.

Adjective[edit]

hore

  1. Alternative form of har (hoar)

Etymology 6[edit]

From Old English heora.

Determiner[edit]

hore

  1. (chiefly early and West Midland dialectal) Alternative form of here (their)
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Etymology 7[edit]

From Old English ġehorwian, ġehorgian.

Verb[edit]

hore

  1. Alternative form of horyen

Etymology 8[edit]

From Old English hārian.

Verb[edit]

hore

  1. Alternative form of horen

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hóra, from Proto-Germanic *hōrǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *kāro-, *keh₂ro- (dear, loved).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hore f or m (definite singular hora or horen, indefinite plural horer, definite plural horene)

  1. a whore

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hóra

Noun[edit]

hore f (definite singular hora, indefinite plural horer, definite plural horene)

  1. a whore

Derived terms[edit]

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Novial[edit]

Noun[edit]

hore c (plural hores)

  1. hour

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hōrǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *kāro-, *keh₂ro- (dear, loved). Compare Old High German huora (German Hure), Dutch hoer, Old Norse hóra (Danish hore, Swedish hora); compare also Latin carus (dear).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxoː.re/, [ˈhoː.re]

Noun[edit]

hōre f

  1. whore, prostitute
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Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

hore

  1. Alternative spelling of hóre

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hore f

  1. indefinite plural of horă
  2. indefinite genitive/dative singular of horă

Slovak[edit]

Noun[edit]

hore f

  1. dative/locative singular of hora