hure

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See also: Hure, hüre, and hůře

Ainu[edit]

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hure (Kana spelling フレ)

  1. to be red

See also[edit]

Colors in Ainu · iro (layout · text)
     retar           kunne
             hure                           siwnin
                          siwnin             
                          nis iro              siwnin
                                      

Dutch[edit]

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hure

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of huren

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Origin uncertain; probably Germanic.

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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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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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Etymology2[edit]

Determiner[edit]

hure

  1. Alternative form of hire (her, genitive)

Pronoun[edit]

hure

  1. Alternative form of hire (hers)

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hure

  1. Alternative form of hire (her, object)

Etymology 4[edit]

Determiner[edit]

hure

  1. Alternative form of oure (our)

Etymology 5[edit]

Determiner[edit]

hure

  1. (chiefly Southern and southern West Midlands) Alternative form of here (their)

Etymology 6[edit]

Noun[edit]

hure

  1. Alternative form of hore (whore)

Etymology 7[edit]

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 5 (plural mahúre 6)

  1. prostitute, whore