vor

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See also: vör, voer, Voer, VOR, vor-, and вор

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See for.

Preposition[edit]

vor

  1. Pronunciation spelling of for.
    • c. 1606, William Shakespeare, King Lear, Act 4, Scene 6:
      Edgar: Ch'ill pick your teeth, zir: come; no matter vor your foins.
    • 1853, May 20, anonymous, “Self-sustenance; or, the Lost Pet”, in Punch[1], page 209:
      I zays enough to make thee grin: / Thee doesn't look vor much good out o'n.

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Cornish[edit]

Noun[edit]

vor

  1. Soft mutation of mor.

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈvor]
  • Hyphenation: vor
  • Rhymes: -or

Noun[edit]

vor m inan

  1. raft

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • vor in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • vor in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse várr (our)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɔr/, [ˈʋɒ], [ʋɒ]

Pronoun[edit]

vor (neuter vort, plural vore)

  1. (formal) our, ours

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vore, vor, from Old High German fora. Cognate with Dutch voor. Compare English fore.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

vor

  1. before, prior to, ahead of (time)
    Synonym: bevor
  2. ahead of, in front of (space)
  3. ago (time)
    vor drei Tagenthree days ago
    vor einiger Zeita while ago
  4. from, against (when involving protecting, hiding, escaping, rescuing/saving)
  5. because of, for (in select phrases)
    Synonym: wegen
    vor Freude springento jump for joy

Usage notes[edit]

The preposition vor is used with accusative case if the verb shows movement from one place to another, whereas it is used with dative case if the verb shows location.

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • vor” in Duden online
  • vor” in Duden online

Icelandic[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vár.

Noun[edit]

vor n (genitive singular vors, nominative plural vor)

  1. spring (the season)
Declension[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

Seasons in Icelandic · árstíðir (layout · text)
vor (spring) sumar (summer) haust (autumn) vetur (winter)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse várr.

Determiner[edit]

vor

  1. (formal) our, ours
    Mannorð vort liggur við.
    Our reputation is at stake.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See vér.

Pronoun[edit]

vor

  1. genitive of vér
Declension[edit]
Icelandic honorific pronouns
plural first person second person
nominative vér þér
accusative oss yður
dative oss yður
genitive vor yðar

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vor m (definite singular voren, indefinite plural vorer, definite plural vorene)

  1. Alternative form of vorr

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vor m (definite singular voren, indefinite plural vorar, definite plural vorane)

  1. Alternative form of vorr

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vor

  1. third-person plural present indicative of vrea
    ce vor fac eu?
    what do they want me to do?

Verb[edit]

(ele/ei) vor (modal auxiliary, third-person plural form of vrea, used with infinitives to form future indicative tenses)

  1. (they) will
    bănuiesc vor vrea fac eu ceva pentru ei
    I guess they will want me to do something for them

Yola[edit]

Preposition[edit]

vor

  1. for