RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [vor]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -or

Etymology 1Edit

From earlier **bʰórs, from *bʰer- (to carry).

Compare Ancient Greek: φώρ (phṓr), Italic: *fōr.

Etymology 2Edit

Probably related to врать (vratʹ, to lie).

NounEdit

вор (vorm anim (genitive во́ра or вора́*, nominative plural во́ры or воры́*, genitive plural воро́в, feminine воро́вка, related adjective воровско́й) (* Nonstandard but common.)

  1. thief
  2. (obsolete) traitor, apostate, outlaw
  3. Clipping of вор в зако́не (vor v zakóne).
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ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “вор”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from English vore.

NounEdit

вор (vorm inan (genitive во́ра, uncountable)

  1. vore (sexual fetish)
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