lor

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See also: -lor, lör, and lôr

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Cantonese or Min Nan (lo).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Singapore) IPA(key): /lɔː˦/

Particle[edit]

lor (Singlish, Singapore, Malaysia, colloquial)

  1. Used to convey a sense of resignation.
    Ya lor.Yeah, I guess so.
    Next time lor.Leave it for next time.
    OK lor, go ahead.Fine, go ahead.
    • 2003 November 16, Suzanne Sng, The Sunday Times, Singapore, page 16:
      [B]y then, it was too late, and I just told myself, ‘Ya lor. He’s right.’
  2. Places an emphasis on inferable information.
    You lor.It's obviously you then.
    Then tell him lor.Why don't you tell him, then?

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Low, Ee Ling; Brown, Adam (2005) English in Singapore: An Introduction[1]
  • Wee, Lionel (2002), “Lor in colloquial Singapore English”, in Journal of Pragmatics[2], volume 34, issue 6

Anagrams[edit]


Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illōrum (of those), genitive plural of ille, illud. Compare Romanian lor.

Pronoun[edit]

lor (genitive form of elj, and eali)

  1. their

Pronoun[edit]

lor (long/stressed dative form of elj, and eali)

  1. to them

Usage notes[edit]

Always preceded by 'a'- "a lor".

Related terms[edit]

  • (a) lui (masculine singular dative- long/stressed form)
  • (a) ljei (feminine singular dative- long/stressed form)
  • (masculine/feminine plural dative- short/unstressed form)

Breton[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lor

  1. dirty

Cantonese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of lor – see (“Cantonese particle”).
(This character, lor, is a variant form of .)

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French lors and alors, Italian allora.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

lor

  1. at the time of (an event), at the same time as

Derived terms[edit]

  • lora (then, now)
  • lore (then, at the time)

See also[edit]

  • dum (during, in (a period of time))

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Javanese lor (ꦭꦺꦴꦂ), from Old Javanese lor, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lahud, from Proto-Austronesian *lahud. Doublet of laut.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɔr]
  • Hyphenation: lor

Noun[edit]

lor

  1. (Java) north

Further reading[edit]


Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian loro and French leur.

Determiner[edit]

lor

  1. (possessive) their

Javanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Javanese lor, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lahud, from Proto-Austronesian *lahud.

Noun[edit]

lor (ngoko lor, krama lèr)

  1. north, one of compass points

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (compass points)
Ngoko
Basic register
lor kulon lor lor wétan
kulon Compass rose simple plain.svg wétan
kidul kulon kidul kidul wétan
Krama
Polite register
lèr kilèn lèr lèr wétan
kilèn Compass rose simple plain.svg wétan
kidul kilèn kidul kidul wétan
Kawi
Literary terms
nurwitri utara narasunya
pascima Compass rose simple plain.svg purwa
kanéya duksina byabya

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: lor

Adjective[edit]

lor

  1. northern

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • or

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French or

Noun[edit]

lor

  1. Gold

Etymology 2[edit]

From French là-haut

Preposition[edit]

lor

  1. on
    Antonym: anba

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illōrum.

Pronoun[edit]

lor

  1. to them (third-person indirect object pronoun)

Determiner[edit]

lor

  1. their (third-person plural possessive)

Descendants[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illōrum (of those), genitive plural of ille, illud. Compare Italian loro, French leur.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

lor (genitive form of ei, and ele)

  1. (also possessive determiner) their

Synonyms[edit]

  • (less frequently used): săi (masculine), sale (feminine)

Pronoun[edit]

lor (dative form of ei, and ele)

  1. to them

See also[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Turkish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia tr

Etymology[edit]

From Persian لور‎.

Noun[edit]

lor (definite accusative loru, plural lorlar)

  1. A whey cheese similar to ricotta.

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative lor
Definite accusative loru
Singular Plural
Nominative lor lorlar
Definite accusative loru lorları
Dative lora lorlara
Locative lorda lorlarda
Ablative lordan lorlardan
Genitive lorun lorların

Wolof[edit]

Noun[edit]

lor (definite form lor wi)

  1. saliva
    Synonym: tëflit