nur

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

nur (plural nurs)

  1. A hard knot in wood; a knur or knurl.
  2. (obsolete) A hard knob of wood used in playing hockey.
    • W. Howitt
      I think I'm as hard as a nur, and as tough as whitleather.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for nur in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Anagrams[edit]


Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown

Adjective[edit]

nur m (feminine nure)

  1. attractive (of a person)
  2. palatial (of a building)

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German nur.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nur

  1. only, just
    • 1888, L. L. Zamenhof, Dua Libro de l' Lingvo Internacia, Project Gutenberg transcription
      Se mi nur estus sana, mi estus tute kontenta.
      If only I would be healthy, I would be fully content.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late Middle High German nuor, contracted from older niwer, newære, from Old High German niwāri, ni wāri (“were it not”). Cognate with Yiddish נאָר (nor), Dutch maar, Old English nǣre.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nur

  1. only, just, merely, simply
    Nur reife Kirschen dürfen auf den Kuchen.
    Only ripe cherries may go on the cake.
    Du musst nur die Werte eingeben und den Rest macht der Computer.
    You just have to enter the values and the computer will do the rest.
  2. ever; at all
    Ich helfe dir, wo ich nur kann.
    I’ll help you wherever I can.
  3. however, though
    Wir könnten es versuchen. Nur wären die Risiken sehr hoch.
    We could try. The risks would be very high, however.

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Derived terms[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

nur

  1. (chiefly colloquial) but
    Ich wär auf jeden Fall dabei, nur ich hab echt keine Zeit.
    I’d definitely come along, but I really don’t have the time.

Synonyms[edit]


Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto nur, from German nur.

Adverb[edit]

nur

  1. only, merely

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

nur

  1. rafsi of snura.

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic نُور (nūr).

Noun[edit]

nur (plural nur-nur)

  1. light

Novial[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto nur, from German nur.

Adverb[edit]

nur

  1. only, just

Polish[edit]

nur

Noun[edit]

nur m pers

  1. loon (bird of order Gaviiformes)

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Preposition[edit]

nur

  1. in your (plural and formal singular)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Adds n- to the following word if it begins with a vowel.

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic نور.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nur (definite accusative nuru, plural nurlar)

  1. (Islam) The Holy Light

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