pur

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

pur (plural purs)

  1. Dated form of purr (low murmuring sound as of a cat)

Verb[edit]

pur (third-person singular simple present purs, present participle purring, simple past and past participle purred)

  1. Dated form of purr
    • John G. C. Brainard
      And there the wild-cat purs amid her brood.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin purus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pur m (feminine pura, masculine plural purs, feminine plural pures)

  1. pure
  2. not contaminated
  3. innocent
  4. authentic, genuine

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin purus

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pur m (feminine pure, masculine plural purs, feminine plural pures)

  1. pure (unspoilt)
  2. pure (undiluted)

Derived terms[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin pūrus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pur (comparative purer, superlative am pursten)

  1. pure (free of flaws or imperfections)

Declension[edit]


Interlingua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pur (comparative plus pur, superlative le plus pur)

  1. pure

Italian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

pur

  1. apocopic form of pure

Conjunction[edit]

pur

  1. apocopic form of pure

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French pur, from Latin pūrus.

Adjective[edit]

pur m (feminine pure, masculine plural purs, feminine plural pures)

  1. pure

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

pur

  1. rafsi of purci.

Old French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Latin purus

Adjective[edit]

pur m (feminine pure)

  1. pure
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See por

Preposition[edit]

pur

  1. Alternative form of por.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin pūrus.

Adjective[edit]

pur

  1. pure, clean, clear
  2. mere

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from Latin porrum.

Noun[edit]

pur m (plural puri)

  1. sand leek (Allium rotundum)
  2. serpent's garlic

Romansch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin pūrus

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Puter, Vallader) pür

Adjective[edit]

pur m (feminine pura, masculine plural purs, feminine plural puras)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Surmiran) pure
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Of Germanic origin, cognate with German Bauer, Dutch boer.

Noun[edit]

pur m (plural purs)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Puter) peasant, farmer
  2. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Puter, Vallader, chess) pawn
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (Surmiran) pour
  • (Vallader) paur (peasant, farmer)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin purus

Adjective[edit]

pur

  1. (somewhat dated) pure

Declension[edit]

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