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Ein menschliches Ohr — A human ear. (1)
 
Ohr — ear (1, 2)
 
Ohr — interchange (4)

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German ōra, from the voiced Verner alternant of Proto-Germanic *ausô. Akin to Dutch oor, English ear, West Frisian ear, Swedish öra, all ultimately derived from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ows-.

Further Indo-European cognates: Latin auris, Lithuanian ausis, Ancient Greek οὖς (oûs), Russian у́хо (úxo), Old Armenian ունկն (unkn), Albanian vesh, Persian گوش(guš)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /oːr/, [oːɐ̯]
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  • Rhymes: -oːɐ̯

NounEdit

Ohr n (genitive Ohrs or Ohres, plural Ohren, diminutive Öhrchen n)

  1. (anatomy, countable) The ear; the organ of hearing
  2. (anatomy, countable) The ear; the external visible part of the organ, the auricle
  3. (architecture) The overhanging part on the frame of a window or door.
  4. A highway interchange which is ear-shaped or ribbon-shaped.

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Further readingEdit

  • Ohr in Duden online

Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon ōra, from the voiced Verner alternant of Proto-Germanic *ausô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ows-.

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NounEdit

Ohr n (plural Ohren)

  1. ear

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German ōra, from the voiced Verner alternant of Proto-Germanic *ausô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ows-. Compare German Ohr, Dutch oor, English ear.

NounEdit

Ohr n (plural Ohre)

  1. ear (hearing organ)