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See also: fóra, fòra, fôra, föra, and føra

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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

fora

  1. plural of forum

Usage notesEdit

The English plural forums is preferred to the Latin plural fora in normal English usage.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Modern English Usage, 2nd Edition, ed. Sir Ernest Gowers, Oxford 1968 (article '-um', p.658).

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Provençal (compare Occitan fòra), from Latin forās (outside) (compare French hors, Spanish fuera), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwer- (door; gate).

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

fora

  1. out, outside

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

fora

  1. outside

AntonymsEdit

Further readingEdit


EsperantoEdit

FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

fora

  1. third-person singular past historic of forer

GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Inflected form of ir (to go).

VerbEdit

fora

  1. first-person singular pluperfect indicative of ir
  2. third-person singular pluperfect indicative of ir

Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form of ser (to be).

VerbEdit

fora

  1. first-person singular pluperfect indicative of ser
  2. third-person singular pluperfect indicative of ser

IdoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fora

  1. distant

ItalianEdit

LatinEdit

NounEdit

fora

  1. nominative plural of forum
  2. accusative plural of forum
  3. vocative plural of forum

ReferencesEdit

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “fora”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

fora n

  1. indefinite plural of forum
  2. definite plural of for

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

fora n

  1. definite plural of for

Old High GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *fora, whence also Old English fore.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

fora (+ dative)

  1. before, against, in the presence of

ReferencesEdit

  • Henry Frowde, An Old High German Primer

Old SaxonEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *fora, whence also Old English fore.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

fora (+ dative)

  1. before, against

SynonymsEdit


PiedmonteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin forās (outside).

AdverbEdit

fora

  1. outside

PolishEdit

PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese fora, from Latin forās (outside), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwer- (door; gate).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: fo‧ra
  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔ.ɾɐ/

AdverbEdit

fora (not comparable)

  1. outside (on the outside of a building or location)
    Fiquei trancado fora da minha casa.
    I got locked outside my house.
  2. baroad; overseas (in another country)
    Morei fora por dois anos.
    I lived abroad for two years.
  3. out (away from home or one’s usual place)
    Hoje jantarei fora.
    Today I’ll dine out.
  4. away (to be discarded)
    Joga esse lixo fora.
    Throw away this trash.
Derived termsEdit

PrepositionEdit

fora

  1. except (with the exception of)
    Todos leram o livro, fora João.
    Everyone read the book, except John.
SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

fora m (plural foras)

  1. (Brazil, slang) rejection of a romantic proposal

InterjectionEdit

fora!

  1. out! (demanding that someone leave)

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Portuguese fora, from Latin foram (1st person) and forat (3rd person), inflected forms of sum (I am).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

fora

  1. First-person singular (eu) pluperfect indicative of ser
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) pluperfect indicative of ser
  3. First-person singular (eu) pluperfect indicative of ir
  4. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) pluperfect indicative of ir

SicilianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin foras.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔra/
  • Hyphenation: fò‧ra

AdverbEdit

fora

  1. outside
  2. outdoors

AntonymsEdit


SwahiliEdit

NounEdit

fora (needs class)

  1. success

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

fora c

  1. transported cargo; possibly including the vehicle or carriage on which the cargo is loaded

DeclensionEdit

Declension of fora 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fora foran foror fororna
Genitive foras forans forors forornas

Derived termsEdit


VenetianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin forās (outside).

AdverbEdit

fora

  1. outside

PrepositionEdit

fora

  1. outside, outwith