voor

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See also: voor-, vóór, and võõr

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch vore, vor, voor, from Old Dutch fora, fore, from Proto-Germanic *furai. There were originally two distinct Germanic forms, *furai and *furi, which functionally merged in most languages, including Dutch. The form derived from the former became standard in Dutch, while the latter survives as the dialectal form veur.

Preposition[edit]

voor

  1. for
  2. before
  3. in front of
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Noun[edit]

voor n ‎(plural voors)

  1. pro, advantage
    Hij overwoog het voor en tegen.
    He took the pros and cons into consideration.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch vore, from Old Dutch *furh, from Proto-Germanic *furhō.

Noun[edit]

voor f ‎(plural voren, diminutive voortje n)

  1. furrow

Estonian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Loaned from Finnish vuori.

Noun[edit]

voor ‎(genitive voore, partitive voort)

  1. An oval ridge formed under glacier ice.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Low German vore.

Noun[edit]

voor ‎(genitive voori, partitive voori)

  1. A row of trucks
  2. A row

Etymology 3[edit]

Unknown. Compare Lithuanian Lithuanian vora.

Noun[edit]

voor ‎(genitive vooru, partitive vooru)

  1. A phase of a competition
  2. A queue

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