DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

A dialectal variation of haar used predominantly in Groningen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɦøːr/
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PronounEdit

heur f

  1. (personal, archaic, dialectal) her. Sometimes (though decreasingly) used in Standard Dutch, especially in poetry and in conjunction with haar (in the sense of hair), for the sake of euphony or comic effect.
    Heur weelderig haar.
    Her luxuriant hair.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French eür, from Latin augurium. Doublet of augure.

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NounEdit

heur m (plural heurs)

  1. (dated, literary, now rare) chance; fortune
    • 1640, Pierre Corneille, “Act I, Scene I”, in Horace:
      Sa joie éclatera dans l'heur de ses enfants
      She will shine with joy in the fortune of her children

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