pore

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English pouren, from Old French, from Latin porus, from Ancient Greek πόρος (póros, passage).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)
  • Homophones: pour, poor (in some accents)
  • Homophone: paw (in some non-rhotic accents)

Noun[edit]

pore (plural pores)

  1. A tiny opening in the skin.
  2. By extension any small opening or interstice, especially one of many or allowing passage of a fluid.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English poren, pouren, puren (to gaze intently, look closely), from Old English *purian, suggested by Old English spyrian (to investigate, examine). Akin to Middle Dutch poren (to pore, look), Dutch porren (to poke, prod, stir, encourage, endeavour, attempt), Low German purren (to poke, stir), Danish purre (to poke, stir, rouse), Swedish dialectal pora, pura, påra (to work slowly and gradually, work deliberately), Old English spor (track, trace, vestige). Compare also Middle English puren, piren (to look, peer). See peer.

Verb[edit]

pore (third-person singular simple present pores, present participle poring, simple past and past participle pored)

  1. to study meticulously; to go over again and again.
  2. to meditate or reflect in a steady way.
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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin porus, from Ancient Greek πόρος (póros).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /poːrə/, [ˈpʰoːɐ]

Noun[edit]

pore c (singular definite poren, plural indefinite porer)

  1. pore (a tiny opening in the skin)

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pore

  1. bubble (gas bubble in water)
  2. An area of molten water near the edge of ice in a melting lake.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of pore (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative poreˣ poreet
genitive poreen poreiden
poreitten
partitive poretta poreita
illative poreeseen poreisiin
poreihin
singular plural
nominative poreˣ poreet
accusative nom.? poreˣ poreet
gen. poreen
genitive poreen poreiden
poreitten
partitive poretta poreita
inessive poreessa poreissa
elative poreesta poreista
illative poreeseen poreisiin
poreihin
adessive poreella poreilla
ablative poreelta poreilta
allative poreelleˣ poreilleˣ
essive poreena poreina
translative poreeksi poreiksi
instructive porein
abessive poreetta poreitta
comitative poreineen

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin porus, from Ancient Greek πόρος (póros, passage).

Noun[edit]

pore m (plural pores)

  1. pore (small opening in skin)
  2. by extension, small openings

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πόρος (póros, passage).

Noun[edit]

pore f, m (definite singular pora or poren, indefinite plural porer, definite plural porene)

  1. a pore (e.g. in the skin)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πόρος (póros, passage).

Noun[edit]

pore f (definite singular pora, indefinite plural porer, definite plural porene)

  1. a pore (e.g. in the skin)

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin porus, from Ancient Greek πόρος (póros, passage).

Noun[edit]

pore m (oblique plural pores, nominative singular pores, nominative plural pore)

  1. pore (small opening in skin)

Venetian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pore f

  1. feminine plural of poro