See also: ure, Ure, urë, and üre

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English -ure, from Old French -ure, from Latin -tūra.

SuffixEdit

-ure

  1. (non-productive) A process; a condition; a result of an action
  2. (non-productive) An official entity or function.

Derived termsEdit

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French -(ë)ure, from Latin -(ā)tūram, the accusative case of -(ā)tūra.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ure

  1. Used to form nouns describing the result of an action.
    brûler (to burn) + ‎-ure → ‎brûlure (burn)
    blesser (to injure) + ‎-ure → ‎blessure (injury)

Derived termsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French -eure, -ure, from Latin -(ā)tūra, -(ā)tūram.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /-ˈiu̯r(ə)/, /-ˈuːr(ə)/, /-ur(ə)/

SuffixEdit

-ure

  1. Forms abstract nouns denoting actions or results.
  2. (less common) forms nouns denoting states or things.
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: -ure
  • Scots: -ure
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Etymology 2Edit

SuffixEdit

-ure

  1. Alternative form of -our

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -(ā)tūram, the accusative case of -(ā)tūra.

SuffixEdit

-ure

  1. used to form usually feminine, usually abstract nouns

DescendantsEdit