kire

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kire

  1. sublative singular of ki
    Kire gondolsz? - Who are you thinking about? (Literally: About whom are you thinking?)

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kire

  1. rōmaji reading of きれ

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English cyre ‎(choice, free will).

Noun[edit]

kīre (plural kires)

  1. choice, preference
    Þe wælwillendæ Scyppend let hyre habban hire a3ene cyres 3eweald. — Homilies in MS Bodley
  2. chosen, the elite
    Ghe knew wel ðe faderes kire. — Genesis and Exodus
  3. custom; customary
    Bigamie is unkinde ðing, On engleis tale, twie-wifing; for ai was rigt and kire bi-forn, On man, on wif, til he was boren.Genesis and Exodus
  4. free will
    God heo geworhte wlitigum englen gecynde & let hi habben agenne cyre.Early English Homilies
  5. decision, selection
    Þa heo hæfden..icoren Conan, þa lep mi fader up..& wið-seide þene cure.Layamon's Brut