nor

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See also: Nor, NOR, ñor, Nór, noř, nor-, nor', Nor., and նոր

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

nor

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-3 language code for Norwegian.

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English nauther, from nother. Cognate with neither.

Conjunction[edit]

nor

  1. (literary) And... not (introducing a negative statement, without necessarily following one).
    Nor did I stop to think, but ran.
    They are happy, nor need we worry.
  2. A function word introducing each except the first term of a series, indicating none of them is true.
    I am neither hungry nor thirsty nor tired.
    • c. 1603–1606, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of King Lear”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies [] (First Folio), London: [] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, →OCLC, [Act I, scene i]:
      I love your majesty / According to my bond, nor more nor less.
    • 1667, John Milton, “Book IV”, in Paradise Lost. [], London: [] [Samuel Simmons], [], →OCLC; republished as Paradise Lost in Ten Books: [], London: Basil Montagu Pickering [], 1873, →OCLC:
      But neither breath of Morn when she ascends / With charm of earliest birds; nor rising sun / On this delightful land, nor herb, fruit, flower, / Glistering with dew; nor fragrance after showers; / Nor grateful Evening mild; nor silent Night / With this her solemn bird; nor walk by moon, / Or glittering starlight, without thee is sweet.
    • 2013 June 22, “T time”, in The Economist, volume 407, number 8841, page 68:
      The ability to shift profits to low-tax countries by locating intellectual property in them [] is often assumed to be the preserve of high-tech companies. [] current tax rules make it easy for all sorts of firms to generate [] “stateless income”: profit subject to tax in a jurisdiction that is neither the location of the factors of production that generate the income nor where the parent firm is domiciled.
  3. (archaic) Neither.
  4. Used to introduce a further negative statement.
    The struggle didn't end, nor was it diminished.
  5. (UK, dialect) Than.
    He's no better nor you.
    • 1861, George Eliot, Silas Marner, London: Penguin Books, published 1967, page 131:
      'I used to think, when you first come into these parts, as you were no better nor you should be.'
    • 1967, Barbara Sleigh, Jessamy, Sevenoaks, Kent: Bloomsbury, published 1993, →ISBN, page 92:
      I wouldn’t like to live here though, not after dark. Sooner you nor me.
Derived terms[edit]
Translations[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Etymology 1 (sense 2 above), reinterpreted as not + or or negation + or.

Noun[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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nor (plural nors)

  1. (logic, electronics) Alternative form of NOR
Coordinate terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Aromanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

nor

  1. Alternative form of norã

Basque[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nor/ [nor]
  • Rhymes: -or
  • Hyphenation: nor

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Basque *nor, containing the interrogative prefix *no-.[1]

Pronoun[edit]

nor (interrogative)

  1. who
    Nor da?Who is he/she?
    Ez nekien nor zinen.I didn't know who you were.
    Norentzat da opari hau?Who is this present for?
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the interrogative pronoun.

Adjective[edit]

nor (indeclinable)

  1. (grammatical term) (of a verb) intransitive without a dative argument
    Nor aditzak euskarazko aditzik errezenak dira.In Basque, nor verbs are the easiest to learn.

References[edit]

  1. ^ no-” in Etymological Dictionary of Basque by R. L. Trask, sussex.ac.uk

Further reading[edit]

  • "nor" in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], euskaltzaindia.eus
  • nor” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], euskaltzaindia.eus

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nor f

  1. genitive plural of nora

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unclear, perhaps onomatopoeic, compare brommen (to do time).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nor (only as singular, with definite article: de nor)

  1. (informal) Jail, prison; imprisonment
    Synonyms: bajes, bak, gevangenis, lik

Megleno-Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nubilum. Compare Romanian nor, Aromanian nior.

Noun[edit]

nor m

  1. cloud

Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • nord (continental Normandy, Guernsey, Jersey)

Etymology[edit]

From Old French norht, north, nort (north), from Old English norþ (north), from Proto-Germanic *nurþrą (north), from Proto-Indo-European *ner- (lower, bottom; to sink, shrivel).

Noun[edit]

nor m (uncountable)

  1. (Sark) north

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nɔr/
  • Rhymes: -ɔr
  • Syllabification: nor

Noun[edit]

nor f

  1. genitive plural of nora

Romanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • nourregional, Moldova
  • noorregional, Oltenia
  • nuor, nuvărregional, Banat
  • nuararchaic, obsolete

Etymology[edit]

From older nuar, nuăr, from Latin nūbilum, noun use of the neuter of the adjective nūbilus (cloudy), from Latin nūbēs, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)newdʰ- (to cover). Compare Aromanian nior, Spanish nube, Italian nuvola, Friulian nûl, Portuguese nuvem, Catalan núvol.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nor m (plural nori)

  1. cloud

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Narr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nȍr (comparative bȍlj nȍr, superlative nȁjbolj nȍr)

  1. crazy, insane, mad

Inflection[edit]

The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Hard
masculine feminine neuter
nom. sing. nòr nôra nôro
singular
masculine feminine neuter
nominative nòr ind
nôri def
nôra nôro
genitive nôrega nôre nôrega
dative nôremu nôri nôremu
accusative nominativeinan or
genitive
anim
nôro nôro
locative nôrem nôri nôrem
instrumental nôrim nôro nôrim
dual
masculine feminine neuter
nominative nôra nôri nôri
genitive nôrih nôrih nôrih
dative nôrima nôrima nôrima
accusative nôra nôri nôri
locative nôrih nôrih nôrih
instrumental nôrima nôrima nôrima
plural
masculine feminine neuter
nominative nôri nôre nôra
genitive nôrih nôrih nôrih
dative nôrim nôrim nôrim
accusative nôre nôre nôra
locative nôrih nôrih nôrih
instrumental nôrimi nôrimi nôrimi

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • nor”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Swedish nor, from Proto-Germanic *narwaz. Cognate with English narrow.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nor n

  1. narrow strait

Declension[edit]

Declension of nor 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative nor noret nor noren
Genitive nors norets nors norens

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *noora.

Noun[edit]

nor

  1. rope

Declension[edit]

Inflection of nor (inflection type 6/kuva)
nominative sing. nor
genitive sing. noran
partitive sing. norad
partitive plur. norid
singular plural
nominative nor norad
accusative noran norad
genitive noran noriden
partitive norad norid
essive-instructive noran norin
translative noraks norikš
inessive noras noriš
elative noraspäi norišpäi
illative noraha norihe
adessive noral noril
ablative noralpäi norilpäi
allative norale norile
abessive norata norita
comitative noranke noridenke
prolative noradme noridme
approximative I noranno noridenno
approximative II norannoks noridennoks
egressive norannopäi noridennopäi
terminative I norahasai norihesai
terminative II noralesai norilesai
terminative III norassai
additive I norahapäi norihepäi
additive II noralepäi norilepäi

Yola[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

nor

  1. Alternative form of noor
    • 1867, “VERSES IN ANSWER TO THE WEDDEEN O BALLYMORE”, in SONGS, ETC. IN THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, number 3, page 100:
      Mye thee friend ne're waant welcome, nor straayart comfoort.
      May thy friend ne'er want welcome, nor the stranger comfort.
    • 1867, “CASTEALE CUDDE'S LAMENTATION”, in SONGS, ETC. IN THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, number 3, page 104:
      Mee piggès, mee geearthès, nor nodhing threeve,
      My pigs, my goats, nor nothing thrive,

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 100