nor

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

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.
  2. A function word introducing each except the first term or series, indicating none of them is true.
    • 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.
    I am neither hungry nor thirsty nor tired.
  3. Used to introduce a further negative statement.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 1, in The Celebrity:
      I was about to say that I had known the Celebrity from the time he wore kilts. But I see I will have to amend that, because he was not a celebrity then, nor, indeed, did he achieve fame until some time after I left New York for the West.
    The struggle didn't end, nor was it any less diminished.
  4. (Britain, dialect) Than.
    • 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, Sleigh, Barbara, Jessamy, 1993 edition, Sevenoaks, Kent: Bloomsbury, →ISBN, page 92:
      I wouldn’t like to live here though, not after dark. Sooner you nor me.
    He's no better nor you.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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nor (plural nors)

  1. (logic, electronics) Alternative form of NOR

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Aromanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

nor

  1. Alternative form of norã

Basque[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nor/, [nor], [noɾ]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nor

  1. (interrogative) 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]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the interrogative pronoun.

Adjective[edit]

nor (not comparable)

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

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nor f

  1. genitive plural of nora

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unclear, perhaps onomatopoeic, cf. 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

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]

Noun[edit]

nor f

  1. genitive plural of nora

Romanian[edit]

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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.

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Noun[edit]

nor m (plural nori)

  1. cloud

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Narr.

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Adjective[edit]

nȍr (comparative bȍlj nȍr, superlative nȁjbolj nȍr)

  1. crazy, insane, mad

Inflection[edit]

Hard
masculine feminine neuter
nom. sing. nòr nôra nôro
singular
masculine feminine neuter
nominative nòr ind
nôri def
nôra nôro
accusative nominativeinan or
genitive
anim
nôro nôro
genitive nôrega nôre nôrega
dative nôremu nôri nôremu
locative nôrem nôri nôrem
instrumental nôrim nôro nôrim
dual
masculine feminine neuter
nominative nôra nôri nôri
accusative nôra nôri nôri
genitive nôrih nôrih nôrih
dative nôrima nôrima nôrima
locative nôrih nôrih nôrih
instrumental nôrima nôrima nôrima
plural
masculine feminine neuter
nominative nôri nôre nôra
accusative nôre nôre nôra
genitive nôrih nôrih nôrih
dative nôrim nôrim nôrim
locative nôrih nôrih nôrih
instrumental nôrimi nôrimi nôrimi

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Further reading[edit]

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

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Finnish nuora.

Noun[edit]

nor

  1. string