koer

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See also: köer and kör

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French cour.

Noun[edit]

koer f, m (plural koeren, diminutive koertje n)

  1. (Belgium) garden, yard (usually fenced)
  2. (Belgium) courtyard, yard
  3. (Belgium) schoolyard
  4. (Belgium) toilet, restroom (area)
    (Brabantian)
    "Juffra, 'k moe dringend naa de koer, of 't is in m'n broek!"
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

Synonyms[edit]

(garden):

  • (hof)
  • (tuin)

(courtyard):

  • (binnenkoer)
  • (binnenplaats)

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

koer m (plural koeren, diminutive koertje n)

  1. (Netherlands, obsolete) someone who guards a watchtower
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

koer

  1. first-person singular present indicative of koeren
  2. imperative of koeren

Estonian[edit]

A dog (a Labrador)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *koira, from Proto-Uralic *kojra, *kojera, from Proto-Uralic base *koj(e)- (male, human). Cognate with Finnish koira.

Noun[edit]

koer (genitive koera, partitive koera)

  1. dog

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • peni (archaic, dialectal)

Derived terms[edit]


West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian korf, from Proto-Germanic *kurbaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

koer c (plural kuorren, diminutive kuorke)

  1. small woven basket carried on the arm used to carry food; similar to a picnic basket