mure

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See also: Mure, muré, murè, mûre, můře, and La Mure

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Middle English muren, from Middle French murer, from Old French murer (to close by a wall), from Late Latin mūrō, mūrāre, from Latin mūrus (wall). Related to German Mauer (wall).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mjʊə(ɹ)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʊə(ɹ)

Noun[edit]

mure (plural mures)

  1. (obsolete) wall
  2. (obsolete) husks of fruit from which the juice has been squeezed. Perhaps an old spelling of myrrh

Adjective[edit]

mure (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) mural (as a postmodifier)

Verb[edit]

mure (third-person singular simple present mures, present participle muring, simple past and past participle mured)

  1. (obsolete) to wall in or fortify
  2. (archaic) To enclose or imprison within walls.

References[edit]

  • Meaning "Husks of fruit": 1949, John Dover Wilson (compiler), Life in Shakespeare's England. A Book of Elizabethan Prose, Cambridge at the University Press. 1st ed. 1911, 2nd ed. 1913, 8th reprint. In Glossary and Notes. From Wright's Dialect Dict.

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse múra, derived from the noun. Compare German mauern.

Verb[edit]

mure (imperative mur, infinitive at mure, present tense murer, past tense murede, perfect tense er/har muret)

  1. to build a wall, to lay bricks
Inflection[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

mure c

  1. indefinite plural of mur

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *mureh.

Noun[edit]

mure (genitive mure, partitive muret)

  1. sorrow, woe, grief
  2. care, concern
  3. anxiety, distress

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mure

  1. inflection of murer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Adjective[edit]

mure

  1. Alternative spelling of mûre

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Ingrian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mure

  1. grief

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

mure (plural mures)

  1. mouse
    Synonym: mus

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

mūre

  1. ablative singular of mūs
  2. vocative singular of mūrus

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French meur, from Latin mātūrus. Doublet of mature.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mure

  1. grave, serious, modest
  2. (rare) mature, ripe

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Middle Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon mūra, from Latin mūrus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /muːrə/, /myːrə/

Noun[edit]

mûre or mü̂re f

  1. wall

Usage notes[edit]

The form with /yː/ and the form with /uː/ existed next to each other.

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch Low Saxon: mure
  • Estonian: müür

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse múra.

Verb[edit]

mure (present tense murer, past tense mura or murte, supine and past participle mura or murt)

  1. to mason

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse mura, from Proto-Germanic *murhǭ.

Noun[edit]

mure f or m (definite singular mura or muren, indefinite plural murer, definite plural murene)

  1. (botany) any plant of the potentilla family
    Synonym: potentilla

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse múra.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mure (present tense murar, past tense mura, past participle mura, passive infinitive murast, present participle murande, imperative mure/mur)

  1. to mason
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse mura, from Proto-Germanic *murhǭ. Akin to German Möhre (carrot).

Noun[edit]

mure f (definite singular mura, indefinite plural murer, definite plural murene)

  1. (botany) any plant of the potentilla family
    Synonym: potentilla

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese mur, from Latin mūrem, accusative singular of mus, from Proto-Indo-European *muh₂s. Cognate with Spanish mur and Romansh mieur.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

mure m (plural mures)

  1. (archaic, dialectal) mouse
    Synonym: rato
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

mure

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of murar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of murar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of murar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of murar

Sardinian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mūrem, accusative of mūs. Compare Italian mure, Romansch mieur, Portuguese mure/muro, Spanish mur.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mure m (plural mures)

  1. mouse
    Synonym: sorighe

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

mure

  1. inflection of murar:
    1. first-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative