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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English or, oor, blend of Old English ōra (ore, unwrought metal) and ār (brass, copper, bronze), the first a derivate of ear (earth), the second from Proto-Germanic *aiz (cognates Old Norse eir (brass, copper), German ehern (of metal, of iron), Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐌶 (aiz, ore)), from Proto-Indo-European *áyos, h₂éyos. Compare Dutch oer (ferrous hardpan; bog iron ore). Compare Latin aes (bronze, copper), Avestan 𐬀𐬌𐬌𐬀𐬵(aiiah), Sanskrit अयस् (áyas, copper, iron).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ore (countable and uncountable, plural ores)

Manganese ore (psilomelane)
  1. Rock or other material that contains valuable or utilitarian materials; primarily a rock containing metals or gems for which it is typically mined and processed.
    • 2014 April 21, “Subtle effects”, in The Economist, volume 411, number 8884:
      Manganism has been known about since the 19th century, when miners exposed to ores containing manganese, a silvery metal, began to totter, slur their speech and behave like someone inebriated.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ore

  1. plural of oor

Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin hōra. Compare Romanian oară.

Noun[edit]

ore f (plural or, definite articulation ora)

  1. a time, instance

Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

ore inan

  1. dough

Borôro[edit]

Noun[edit]

ore

  1. child

Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

ore

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of orar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of orar

Guaraní[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ore

  1. we (exclusive)
    Ore roha'ã.We (excluding the listener, we and not you) try.
    Ñande jaháta okápe ha ore ropytáta ko yvyra pýpe.We (all, everyone) will go outside and we (not everyone, just me and some other people) will stay by this tree.

Determiner[edit]

ore

  1. our (possessive determiner of ore)
    Kóva ore mbo'ehao.This is our (and not your) school.

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈo.re/
  • Rhymes: -ore
  • Hyphenation: ó‧re

Noun[edit]

ore f

  1. plural of ora

Anagrams[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ore

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おれ

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

ōre n

  1. ablative singular of ōs

References[edit]

  • ore in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch ōra, from Proto-Germanic *ausô.

Noun[edit]

ôre n

  1. ear

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: oor
    • Afrikaans: oor
    • Jersey Dutch: ôr
    • Negerhollands: oor, hoor, ho
  • Limburgish: oear

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

ore

  1. Alternative form of oure (aurochs)

Etymology 2[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ore

  1. Alternative form of oure (our)

Etymology 3[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ore

  1. Alternative form of your

Etymology 4[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ore

  1. (chiefly Early Middle English and West Midlands) Alternative form of here (their)

Etymology 5[edit]

Noun[edit]

ore

  1. Alternative form of hore (muck)

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French ore.

Adverb[edit]

ore

  1. now
    • 15th century, Rustichello da Pisa (original author), Mazarine Master (scribe), The Travels of Marco Polo, page 4, line 2:
      des choses lesquelles nous ne conterons pas ore
      of things we will not speak of now

Descendants[edit]

  • French: or

Middle High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German ōra, from Proto-Germanic *ausô.

Noun[edit]

ore n

  1. ear

Descendants[edit]

  • Alemannic German: Oor
  • Bavarian: Oar
  • Central Franconian: Uhr, Ohr
  • German: Ohr
  • Rhine Franconian:
    Pennsylvania German: Ohr
  • Vilamovian: ür
  • Yiddish: אויער(oyer)

Middle Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon ōra, from Proto-Germanic *ausô.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ôre n

  1. ear

Descendants[edit]

  • Low German: Ohr
    • Dutch Low Saxon: oor
    • German Low German: Or, Ur
      Plautdietsch: Oa, Ua

Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ore f

  1. A mine, place in which ore is dug

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Old French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Alternative forms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ore

  1. now
Descendants[edit]
  • French: or (archaic)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin hōra, from Ancient Greek ὥρα (hṓra).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ore f (oblique plural ores, nominative singular ore, nominative plural ores)

  1. hour; time, period of the day (period of time)
Descendants[edit]

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

ore

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of orar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of orar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of orar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of orar

Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ore

  1. inflection of oră:
    1. plural
    2. genitive/dative singular

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Verb[edit]

ore (Cyrillic spelling оре)

  1. third-person singular present of orati

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

ore

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of orar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of orar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of orar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of orar.

Tarantino[edit]

Noun[edit]

ore

  1. gold

Tocharian B[edit]

Noun[edit]

ore

  1. dust, dirt