orë

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin hōra, ultimately from Ancient Greek ὥρα (hṓra).

Noun[edit]

orë f (indefinite plural orë, definite singular ora, definite plural orët)

  1. hour (unit of time)
  2. clock (timepiece)
  3. watch (timepiece worn on the wrist)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *er-, *or- (to move, stir, animate, fight, struggle, rise; to spring up, be born). Cognate to Ancient Greek ὄρνῡμι (órnūmi, urge on, incite, make to arise, call forth, move, stir oneself), Latin orior (to rise; to spring up, be born), Old Norse iara (fight).

Noun[edit]

orë f

  1. mountain nymph (mythological figure)
  2. fate