humor

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See also: Humor, humør, and humör

English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

humor ‎(usually uncountable, plural humors)

  1. American spelling of humour
    He was in a particularly vile humor that afternoon.
    • 1763, Antoine-Simon Le Page du Pratz, History of Louisiana (PG), page 40:
      For some days a fistula lacrymalis had come into my left eye, which discharged an humour, when pressed, that portended danger.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 8, in The Celebrity:
      The humor of my proposition appealed more strongly to Miss Trevor than I had looked for, and from that time forward she became her old self again; for, even after she had conquered her love for the Celebrity, the mortification of having been jilted by him remained.

Verb[edit]

humor ‎(third-person singular simple present humors, present participle humoring, simple past and past participle humored)

  1. American spelling of humour
    I know you don't believe my story, but humor me for a minute and imagine it to be true.

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

humor m ‎(plural humores)

  1. mood (mental state)
  2. humour

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

humor m ‎(plural humors)

  1. humour

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

humor m

  1. humor (US), humour (UK) (source of amusement)

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External links[edit]

  • humor in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • humor in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

humor c (singular definite humoren, not used in plural form)

  1. humour (amusement)

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦymɔr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hu‧mor

Etymology[edit]

From English humor (US), from Old French humor ‎(bodily fluid), from Latin humor. See also: humore, humoor, humoristisch, and humuer.

The meaning of humor as in "a sense of amusement" entered Dutch from the US spelling of humour around ~1839.

Noun[edit]

humor m ‎(plural humoren or humores)

  1. (uncountable) humour (sense of amusement)
  2. (countable, archaic) humour (bodily fluid) [from the 15th c.]

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin humor.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈhumor]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hu‧mor

Noun[edit]

humor ‎(plural humorok)

  1. humour, humor

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative humor humorok
accusative humort humorokat
dative humornak humoroknak
instrumental humorral humorokkal
causal-final humorért humorokért
translative humorrá humorokká
terminative humorig humorokig
essive-formal humorként humorokként
essive-modal
inessive humorban humorokban
superessive humoron humorokon
adessive humornál humoroknál
illative humorba humorokba
sublative humorra humorokra
allative humorhoz humorokhoz
elative humorból humorokból
delative humorról humorokról
ablative humortól humoroktól
Possessive forms of humor
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. humorom humoraim
2nd person sing. humorod humoraid
3rd person sing. humora humorai
1st person plural humorunk humoraink
2nd person plural humorotok humoraitok
3rd person plural humoruk humoraik

Derived terms[edit]

(Compound words):

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tótfalusi István, Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára. Tinta Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 2005, ISBN 963 7094 20 2

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Alternative spelling of umor found in the later Roman Empire, when the letter "h" already became silent.

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Noun[edit]

hūmor m ‎(genitive hūmōris); third declension

  1. liquid, fluid, humour

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative hūmor hūmōrēs
genitive hūmōris hūmōrum
dative hūmōrī hūmōribus
accusative hūmōrem hūmōrēs
ablative hūmōre hūmōribus
vocative hūmor hūmōrēs

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

humor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of humō

References[edit]

  • humor in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • humor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin humor, via German Humor and English humour or humor

Noun[edit]

humor m ‎(definite singular humoren)

  1. humour (UK) or humor (US)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin humor, via German Humor and English humour or humor

Noun[edit]

humor m ‎(definite singular humoren)

  1. humor (US) or humour (UK)

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

humor m, f

  1. humor (One of four fluids that were believed to control the health and mood of the human body.)

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Humor, ultimately from Latin. See humor for more.

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Noun[edit]

humor m inan

  1. humour
  2. mood (mental state)

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese umor, humor, from Latin hūmor ‎(humour, fluid).

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Noun[edit]

humor m (plural humores)

  1. mood (mental state)
  2. humour; bodily fluid
  3. (historical) humour (one of the four basic bodily fluids in humourism)
  4. humour (quality of being comical)

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:humor.

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English humor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xǔmor/
  • Hyphenation: hu‧mor

Noun[edit]

hùmor m ‎(Cyrillic spelling ху̀мор)

  1. (uncountable) humor

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

humor m ‎(plural humores)

  1. mood
  2. humor

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally from Latin humor ‎(fluid), having bodily fluids in good balance, as used in humör ‎(mood, temper). The joking sense was derived in England in Shakespeare's time and has been used in Swedish since 1812.

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Noun[edit]

humor c

  1. humour (a sense of making jokes)

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