noor

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See also: Noor and nöör

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *noori. Cognates include Finnish nuori, Livonian nūoŗ, Votic noori, Ingrian noor, Karelian nuori, Ludian nuor', Veps nor' and Northern Sami nuorra (from Proto-Samic *nuorë); possibly also Udmurt нордос (nordos, second-cut hay).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈnoːr/
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  • Hyphenation: noor

Adjective[edit]

noor (genitive noore, partitive noort, comparative noorem, superlative kõige noorem or noorim)

  1. young
    1. Having been alive for a short amount of time, born not long ago.
      Noore mehe sihikindlus on austust vääriv.
      The young man's determination is honorable.
    2. Recently created or arisen; at an early stage.
      Õhtu on alles noor, võtame veel ühed joogid.
      The night is still young, let's take some more drinks.

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Noun[edit]

noor (genitive noore, partitive noort)

  1. A young person
    1. (chiefly in the plural) youth
      Elanikkond vananeb, noori vähe.
      The population is aging, less young people.

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Ingrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *noori.

Adjective[edit]

noor (genitive nooren, partitive noort, comparative nooremp, superlative kaikkea nooremp)

  1. young

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