Last modified on 19 May 2014, at 22:50
See also: voor-, vóór, and võõr

DutchEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch vore, vor, voor, from Old Dutch fora, fore, from Proto-Germanic *furai. There were originally two distinct Germanic forms, *furai and *furi, which functionally merged in most languages, including Dutch. The form derived from the former became standard in Dutch, while the latter survives as the dialectal form veur.

PrepositionEdit

voor

  1. for
  2. before
  3. in front of
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NounEdit

voor n (plural voors)

  1. pro, advantage
    Hij overwoog het voor en tegen.
    He took the pros and cons into consideration.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch vore, from Old Dutch *furh, from Proto-Germanic *furhō.

NounEdit

voor f (plural voren, diminutive voortje n)

  1. furrow