See also: Hor, hor, hör, hoor, and hór

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hǫrr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hør c (singular definite hørren, not used in plural form)

  1. flax

Etymology 2Edit

See høre.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /høːr/, [høɐ̯ˀ]

InterjectionEdit

hør

  1. hear

VerbEdit

hør

  1. imperative of høre

Norwegian BokmålEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /høːr/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -øːr
  • Hyphenation: hør

Etymology 1Edit

From Danish hør, from Old Norse hǫrr (linen), from Proto-Germanic *hazwaz (flax, linen), of unknown origin.

NounEdit

hør m (definite singular høren, indefinite plural hører, definite plural hørene)

  1. (obsolete) flax (a plant of the genus Linum, especially Linum usitatissimum, as well as its fibers)
    • 1829 - 1834, Henrik Wergeland, Samlede Skrifter IV,1, page 130:
      stenglerne [av nesle] give en brugbar hør
      the stems [of nettle] give a usable flax
    Synonym: lin

Etymology 2Edit

Related to horg (pagan stone altar or small place of worship), from Old Norse hǫrgr (a sanctuary, cairn, altar), from Proto-Germanic *harugaz (sanctuary, cairn, grove), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱarǝk- (fenced or enclosed area), from *ḱer.

NounEdit

hør

  1. Only used in i hør og heim (meaningless)

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

hør

  1. imperative of høre

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

hør

  1. (non-standard since 2012) imperative of høra