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See also: pôre

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English pouren, from Old French, from Latin porus, from Ancient Greek πόρος (póros, passage).

PronunciationEdit

  • Homophones: pour, poor
  • Homophone: paw (in non-rhotic accents)

NounEdit

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pore (plural pores)

  1. a tiny opening in the skin
  2. by extension any small opening or interstice, especially one of many or allowing passage of a fluid.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English poren, pouren, puren (to gaze intently, look closely), from Old English *purian, suggested by Old English spyrian (to investigate, examine). Akin to Middle Dutch poren (to pore, look), Dutch porren (to poke, prod, stir, encourage, endeavour, attempt), Low German purren (to poke, stir), Danish purre (to poke, stir, rouse), Swedish dialectal pora, pura, påra (to work slowly and gradually, work deliberately), Old English spor (track, trace, vestige). Compare also Middle English puren, piren (to look, peer). See peer.

VerbEdit

pore (third-person singular simple present pores, present participle poring, simple past and past participle pored)

  1. to study meticulously; to go over again and again.
  2. to meditate or reflect in a steady way.
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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin porus, from Ancient Greek πόρος (póros).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /poːrə/, [ˈpʰoːɐ]

NounEdit

pore c (singular definite poren, plural indefinite porer)

  1. pore (a tiny opening in the skin)

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FinnishEdit

NounEdit

pore

  1. bubble (gas bubble in water)
  2. An area of molten water near the edge of ice in a melting lake.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin porus, from Ancient Greek πόρος (póros, passage).

NounEdit

pore m (plural pores)

  1. pore (small opening in skin)
  2. by extension, small openings

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pore f

  1. feminine plural of poro