See also: hora, hoera, Hora, hóra, horă, and høra

Swedish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Swedish hø̄ra, from Old Norse heyra, from Proto-Germanic *hauzijaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ḱh₂owsyéti.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /²høːra/, [²hœ̞ːra]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -²øːra

Verb edit

höra (present hör, preterite hörde, supine hört, imperative hör)

  1. to hear (sound, news, etc.)
    Jag hör fåglarna sjunga
    I hear the birds singing
    Hör du mig?
    Can you hear me?
    Jag hör dig inte
    I can't hear you
    Jag hörde att du sålt båten
    I heard you sold your boat
    Hörs det, eller är det forfarande något fel på ljudet?
    Can you hear it ("is it heard"), or is there still something wrong with the sound?
  2. to check (with someone, by asking them or the like (thus hearing them))
    Synonym: (often) kolla
    Hör med Ronny om han vill ha kebab också
    Check with Ronny if he wants kebab too
    Ring och hör om det finns några biljetter kvar
    Call and check if there are any tickets left
  3. to question (interrogate)
    Synonym: förhöra
    höra ett vittne
    question a witness
    Mannen har hörts angående misstankarna
    The man has been questioned about the suspicions against him
  4. (often with till) to belong (to), to be a (necessary) part of
    Men vart hör då den här pusselbiten?
    But then where does this jigsaw piece belong?
    Den hör inte alls till detta pussel.
    It doesn't belong to this puzzle at all.

Usage notes edit

See also höras, which has an additional meaning beyond the straightforward passive.

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