See also: Hor, hoř, hoor, hór, hör, and hør

English

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Etymology 1

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Pronoun

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hor (personal pronoun)

  1. (Geordie) her

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  • Newcastle 1970s, Scott Dobson and Dick Irwin, [1]
  • Todd's Geordie Words and Phrases, George Todd, Newcastle, 1977[2]
  • Northumberland Words, English Dialect Society, R. Oliver Heslop, 1893–4

Etymology 2

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From Hokkien (--hohⁿ / --hôⁿ, mood particle) and Cantonese (ho2, interrogative particle).

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hor (Singlish, Singapore)

  1. Emphasizes the need for acknowledgment from the listener.
    Not my fault hor.It wasn't my fault, OK?
    • 2005, Der Zählmeister, soc.culture.singapore[3] (Usenet):
      sorry, i have to drill hor. the filling will cost $300.
    • 2001 September 19, destrius', Everything2[4]:
      [] except it is slightly more hostile ("This is mine hor, don't touch it!").
  2. An invariant question tag used to invite agreement.
    Quite boring, hor?It's quite boring, don't you think?
  3. A filler word used to ascertain the continued attention of the listener.
    ....then hor......and then...
    • 2005, Tan Kok Beng, soc.culture.singapore (Usenet):
      But hor, i prefer sleeping pills leh.
    • 2007, yansimon52, soc.culture.singapore (Usenet):
      Can email me or not?........if can hor.... []

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References

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  • Low, Ee Ling, Brown, Adam (2005) English in Singapore: An Introduction, →ISBN
  • Lim, Lisa with Wee, Lionel (2004) “Reduplication and discourse particles”, in Singapore English: A grammatical description, →ISBN, page 125

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Basque

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Etymology 1

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): (Southern) /or/, [o̞r]
  • IPA(key): (Northern) /hor/, [ɦo̞r]

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hor (not comparable)

  1. there (near the listener)

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Etymology 2

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From Proto-Basque *hoŕ.

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Noun

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hor anim

  1. (Souletin) Alternative form of or

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  • or”, in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], Euskaltzaindia
  • hor”, in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], Euskaltzaindia
  • hor”, in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], Euskaltzaindia, 1987–2005

Breton

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Determiner

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hor

  1. our

Czech

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Noun

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hor f

  1. genitive plural of hora

Danish

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From Old Norse hór.

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hor n (singular definite horet, not used in plural form)

  1. (dated) adultery
  2. lechery, whoring, fornication

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hor

  1. imperative of hore

Dutch

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From Middle Dutch horde (braided latticework).

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  • IPA(key): /ɦɔr/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: hor
  • Rhymes: -ɔr

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hor f (plural horren, diminutive horretje n)

  1. An insect screen.

Icelandic

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Etymology 1

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From Old Norse horr, from Proto-Germanic *hurhwą (dirt, mucus).

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hor m or n (genitive singular hors, no plural)

  1. snot, mucus (from the nose)
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Etymology 2

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From Old Norse horr, from a nominalization of Proto-Germanic *hurhaz (lean, thin).

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hor m (genitive singular hors, no plural)

  1. emaciation, famine
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Lolopo

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From Proto-Loloish *xa² (Bradley), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan. Cognate with Nuosu (she), Burmese အသား (a.sa:), Tibetan (sha), Drung sha, Tedim Chin sa¹, Yakkha सा (sa).

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hor 

  1. (Yao'an) meat

Middle English

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Etymology 1

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From Old English hēr.

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hor

  1. Alternative form of her (hair)

Etymology 2

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From Old English hār, from Proto-Germanic *hairaz.

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Adjective

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hor

  1. Grey, greyish, grey-white (usually referring to hair)
  2. Having white or gray hair.
  3. Old, advanced in age.
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  • English: hoar
  • Scots: hare, hair
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hor

  1. An elderly person; a senior.
  2. Old age; elderliness.
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Colors in Middle English · coloures, hewes (layout · text)
     whit      grey, hor      blak
             red; cremesyn, gernet              citrine, aumbre; broun, tawne              yelow, dorry, gul; canevas
             grasgrene              grene             
             plunket; ewage              asure, livid              blewe, blo, pers
             violet; inde              rose, murrey; purpel, purpur              claret

Etymology 3

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Pronoun

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hor

  1. Alternative form of hire (hers)

Etymology 4

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Determiner

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hor

  1. (chiefly early and West Midland dialectal) Alternative form of here (their)

Etymology 5

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Noun

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hor

  1. Alternative form of hore (whore)

Etymology 6

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Noun

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hor

  1. Alternative form of hore (muck)

Mòcheno

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From Middle High German hār, from Old High German hār, from Proto-Germanic *hērą (hair). Cognate with German Haar, English hair.

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hor n

  1. hair

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Old Swedish

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From Old Norse hór, from Proto-Germanic *hōrą.

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hōr n

  1. adultery

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Romanian

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hor n (plural horuri)

  1. Obsolete form of cor.

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  • hor in Academia Română, Micul dicționar academic, ediția a II-a, Bucharest: Univers Enciclopedic, 2010. →ISBN

Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Greek χορός (chorós).

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hor m (Cyrillic spelling хор)

  1. chorus
  2. choir

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hor ?

  1. in front

Swedish

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From Old Swedish hōr, from Old Norse hór, from Proto-Germanic *hōrą, from Proto-Indo-European *kéh₂ros (loved). Related to English whore.

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hor n (uncountable)

  1. (archaic) adultery, fornication (sex with someone who is not one's spouse, or sex between unmarried people – sexual immorality): begå hor “commit adultery”
    Hon fick tjugo rapp på torget för att hon begått hor.
    She received twenty lashes in the public square for committing adultery.

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Declension of hor 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative hor horet
Genitive hors horets
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Zazaki

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈhoɾ]
  • Hyphenation: hor

Noun

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hor

  1. Alternative form of hewr