See also: Honour

EnglishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɒnə(ɹ)/
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NounEdit

honour (countable and uncountable, plural honours)

  1. British spelling, Canadian spelling, Commonwealth of Nations, and Ireland standard spelling of honor.

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VerbEdit

honour (third-person singular simple present honours, present participle honouring, simple past and past participle honoured)

  1. British spelling, Canadian spelling, Commonwealth of Nations, and Ireland standard spelling of honor.

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Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Anglo-Norman honour.

NounEdit

honour (plural honours)

  1. honour

DescendantsEdit

  • English: honour, honor

ReferencesEdit

p. 1, Arthur; A Short Sketch of his Life and History in English Verse of the First Half of the Fifteenth Century, Frederick Furnivall ed. EETS. Trübner & Co.: London. 1864.


Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

honour m (oblique plural honours, nominative singular honours, nominative plural honour)

  1. Late Anglo-Norman spelling of honur
    [] prierent au roi qe mesme le cont purroit estre restorez a ses noun et honour de marquys queux il avoit pardevant.
    [] prayed to the king that even the count could be restored to his name and his honour of marquee that he had before