vorr

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See also: vørr and vǫrr

Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Gheg variant of varr.

Noun[edit]

vorr m (indefinite plural vorre, definite singular vorri, definite plural vorret)

  1. grave

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia has an article on:
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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vǫr f.

Noun[edit]

vorr m (definite singular vorren, indefinite plural vorrer, definite plural vorrene)

  1. moraine, ridge
  2. stonework on either side of a boat landing, which can be used to moor a boat; a sloping stone pier
  3. a wake in the water after a boat
  4. the distance which a boat moves forth as a result of a pull of the oar

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

vorr (sloping stone pier) (in Ørskog, Norway)
Credit: Per-Morten Tennøy

From Old Norse vǫr f.[1]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

vorr m (definite singular vorren, indefinite plural vorrar, definite plural vorrane)

  1. moraine, a ridge of stone or gravel
    Synonym: morene
  2. stonework on either side of a boat landing, which can be used to moor a boat; a sloping stone pier
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Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse vǫr f (wake (of a nave); stroke (of an oar)) and Old Norse vǫrr m (stroke (of an oar); wave).[1]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

vorr m (definite singular vorren, indefinite plural vorrar, definite plural vorrane)

  1. a movement, whirl or other disturbance in the water surface
    1. (nautical) a wake (trail of disturbed water left by the passage of a watercraft, but also of fish, birds etc.)
  2. a stroke of the oar
  3. the distance which a boat moves forth as a result of a pull of the oar
  4. noise, unrest
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse vǫrr f (lip),[1] from Proto-Germanic *weruz.

Noun[edit]

vorr m (definite singular vorren, indefinite plural vorrar, definite plural vorrane)

  1. loud speech, a blending of voices, murmur
  2. babbling, chatter
    Synonyms: babling, skravling
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

vorr

  1. imperative of vorra and vorre

See also[edit]

  • vorr, vor (Bokmål, for etymologies 1 and 2)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 “vorr” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.