hure

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See also: Hure, hüre, and hůře

Ainu[edit]

Verb[edit]

hure (フレ)

  1. (be) red

Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

hure

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of huren

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Origin uncertain; probably Germanic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hure f (plural hures)

  1. head (of an animal, especially a boar or pig)
  2. pork brawn; head cheese

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English huru (at least, especially).

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hure

  1. at intervals, frequent, at least, in any case
    hure and hure
    at intervals
    la hure
    at least
    • 1225, Dialogue on Vices and Virtue:
      And ðo þe on annesse wuniᵹen ne muᵹen, hure and hure, ðanne hie willeð here ibede to godde bidden, swa derneliche swa hie muᵹen, swa don hie.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. especially, particularly; much less
    • (Can we date this quote?) Hali Meidenhad:
      Ne kepeð he wið na mon, & hure wið his famon, nan half dale.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  3. truly, certainly, indeed
    • 1225, Trinity Homilies:
      Nis nefre no stede to strene bicumeliche bute hie ben bispused rihtliche to-gedere, ne hure riht time þenne men fasten shal oðer halgen.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  4. even
    • 1225, Lambeth Homilies:
      Ne mihte þer nan wiðstonden, ne prophete, ne patriarche ne hure Sancte iohannes baptiste.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English hiere.

Determiner[edit]

hure

  1. Alternative form of hire

Pronoun[edit]

hure

  1. Alternative form of hire

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Etymology 3[edit]

From Old English hire.

Pronoun[edit]

hure

  1. Alternative form of hire

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Etymology 4[edit]

From Old English ure.

Determiner[edit]

hure

  1. Alternative form of oure

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Etymology 5[edit]

From Old English heora.

Determiner[edit]

hure

  1. (chiefly southern West Midland and Southern dialectal) Alternative form of here (their)
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Etymology 6[edit]

From Old English hōre.

Noun[edit]

hure

  1. Alternative form of hore (whore)

Etymology 7[edit]

From Old English ġehorwian, ġehorgian.

Verb[edit]

hure

  1. Alternative form of horyen

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Verb form of Hur.

Verb[edit]

hure

  1. to fornicate

Shona[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Afrikaans hoer.

Noun[edit]

húre class 5 (plural mahúre class 6)

  1. prostitute, whore