Last modified on 3 February 2015, at 16:49

purre

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

purre (plural purres)

  1. (UK, dialect) A bird, the dunlin.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Latin porrum

NounEdit

purre m (definite singular purren, indefinite plural purrer, definite plural purrene)

  1. Allium ampeloprasum, leek

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Low German purren (stir)

VerbEdit

purre (present tense purrer; past tense and past participle purra or purret)

  1. to stir, to awaken, to alert
  2. to strengthen

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin porrum

NounEdit

purre m (definite singular purren, indefinite plural purrar, definite plural purrane)

  1. Allium ampeloprasum, leek

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Low German purren (stir)

VerbEdit

purre (present tense purrar, past tense purra, past participle purra, passive infinitve purrast, present participle purrande, imperative purre/purr)

  1. to stir, to awaken, to alert
  2. to strengthen

ReferencesEdit