oor

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See also: Oor and oor-

Afrikaans[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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From Dutch oor (ear), from Middle Dutch ore, from Old Dutch ōra, from the voiced Verner alternant of Proto-Germanic *ausô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ows-.

Noun[edit]

oor (plural ore)

  1. ear

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch over, from Middle Dutch over, from Old Dutch *ovar, from Proto-Germanic *uber, from Proto-Indo-European *upér, from *upo.

Preposition[edit]

oor

  1. over, beyond, across

Etymology 3[edit]

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Conjunction[edit]

oor

  1. because

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ore, from Old Dutch ōra, from the voiced Verner alternant of Proto-Germanic *ausô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ows-. Compare German Ohr, West Frisian ear, English ear, Danish øre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /oːr/
  • Rhymes: -oːr
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

oor n (plural oren, diminutive oortje n)

  1. ear
  2. handle (of cup, mug)

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Dutch Low Saxon[edit]

Noun[edit]

oor

  1. ear

See also[edit]

  • German Low German: Or

Scots[edit]

Noun[edit]

oor (plural oors)

  1. hour

Pronoun[edit]

oor

  1. our