snoru

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *snuzō ‎(daughter-in-law), from Proto-Indo-European *snusós ‎(daughter-in-law). Cognate with Old Frisian snore, Middle Dutch snare, Old High German snur, Old Norse snor. The Indo-European root is also the source of Ancient Greek νυός ‎(nuós), Latin nurus, Slavic *snъxa (Russian сноха ‎(snoxa)), Albanian nuse.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

snoru f

  1. daughter-in-law
    • 1874, W. Skeat, The Gospel according to Saint Luke, 12:53
      Swegr on hyre snore: and snoru on hyre swegere.
      The mother in law against her daughter-in-law, and the daughter-in-law against her mother in law.