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.

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Cimbrian[edit]

Preposition[edit]

vor

  1. Unstressed form of vòr (for).

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]

Alternative forms[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. in front of, ahead of (relative location in space)
  2. before, prior to, ahead of (relative location in time)
  3. ago (location in the past relative to the present)
    vor drei Tagenthree days ago
    vor einiger Zeita while ago
  4. from, against (a threat or negative outcome)
    Er konnte vor dem Tsunami nicht mehr fliehen.He couldn't escape (from) the tsunami.
    Du hast mich vorm Ertrinken gerettet.You saved me from drowning.
    vor Verlusten schützento protect against losses
    sich vor jemandem versteckento hide from somebody
  5. (what) with, (out) of (stating cause)
    vor Freude weinento cry with joy
    Ich sterbe vor Durst.I'm dying of thirst.
    Ich kann dich vor all dem Rauch gar nicht sehen.
    I can't even see you, what with all the smoke.
    Vor lauter Angst traute sich keiner im Raum mehr zu atmen.
    Nobody in the room dared to breathe out of sheer fright.

Usage notes[edit]

Like most German prepositions of place and time, vor expresses fixed location with a dative complement and movement (change of location) with an accusative.

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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]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English for, from Old English for, from Proto-West Germanic *furi.

Preposition[edit]

vor

  1. for

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 76