huru

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See also: hůru

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

huru

  1. accusative singular of hura
  2. instrumental singular of hura

Maori[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bulu; compare Malay bulu.

Noun[edit]

huru (used in the reduplicated form huruhuru)

  1. hair

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *suluq; compare Malay suluh.

Verb[edit]

huru

  1. to glow

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English huru.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

huru

  1. especially, particularly; much less; ~ and ~, ~ thinge, especially
  2. at least; in any case
    • 1175, The Holy Rood:
      Ðe leᵹ wæs huru feowertiᵹ fæðmæ heh.
      The glade was at least 40 fathoms.
  3. truly, certainly, indeed
  4. even

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxuː.ru/, [ˈhuː.ru]

Adverb[edit]

hūru

  1. anyway, at any rate, in any case
  2. certainly, at least, indeed
    hūru fīftēne mīla brādat least fifteen miles broad
    ne hūru on hǣðene lēodecertainly not to a heathen nation
  3. yet, however
  4. especially
    Ðæt dēah tō ǣlcum and hūru tō dēopun dolgum.
    It is good for all, and especially for deep wounds.

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: hūre, hūru

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch hoer.

Noun[edit]

huru

  1. whore, prostitute

Sundanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

huru

  1. Romanization of ᮠᮥᮛᮥ

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حُرّ(ḥurr, free).

Adjective[edit]

huru (invariable)

  1. free, liberated

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

huru (ma class, plural mahuru)

  1. freedman, manumitted slave

Swedish[edit]

Adverb[edit]

huru (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) how

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Tataltepec Chatino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish burro.

Noun[edit]

huru

  1. donkey

References[edit]

  • Pride, Leslie; Pride, Kitty (1970) Vocabulario chatino de Tataltepec. Castellano-chatino, chatino-castellano (Serie de vocabularios indígenas Mariano Silva y Aceves; 15)‎[1] (in Spanish), México, D.F.: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, pages 8, 57