See also: lore, lóre, lòre, and łore

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Short form of Eleonore. See Eleanor.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Lore ?

  1. a female given name

AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈloːʁə/
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Etymology 1Edit

19th century, from English lorry.[1]

NounEdit

Lore f (genitive Lore, plural Loren)

  1. minecart
  2. a train wagon or locomotive used in the Frisian islands in Germany
    • 2010, 8 July, Michael Stoessinger, “Ein Bild von einem Meer”, in: Stern 28
      Nissen hat uns am Morgen mit der Lore auf einem Betriebshof bei Dagebüll abgeholt.
      Nissen picked us up in the morning with the Lore on an industrial ground near Dagebüll.
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Contraction of Eleonore; see English Eleanor for more.

This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
Particularly: “Really just this? Not (instead or additionally) Laura? Au > o is common and cf. particularly Lorenz

Proper nounEdit

Lore f (genitive singular Lores or (with an article) Lore)

  1. a diminutive of the female given name Eleonore
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Friedrich Kluge (1989), “Lore”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological Dictionary of the German Language] (in German), 22nd edition, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, →ISBN

Further readingEdit

  • Lore” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache