See also: hóre, ĥore, höre, horë, hoře, and høre

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hóra, from Proto-Germanic *hōrǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *kāro-, *keh₂ro- (dear, loved).

NounEdit

hore c (singular definite horen, plural indefinite horer)

  1. whore (sexually promiscuous woman)

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

hore (imperative hor, infinitive at hore, present tense horer, past tense horede, perfect tense har horet)

  1. to screw (have sexual intercourse)
  2. to fornicate, to whore

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

hore

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of horen

AnagramsEdit


MaoriEdit

NounEdit

hore

  1. scrofula

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English hōre, from Proto-Germanic *hōrǭ. Cognate to Middle Dutch hoere, Middle Low German hôre, Middle High German huore, and Old Swedish hōra.

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hore (plural hores or horen)

  1. A whore (female prostitute)
  2. A whore (lascivious or adulterous woman)
    • c. 1395, John Wycliffe, John Purvey [et al.], transl., Bible (Wycliffite Bible (later version), MS Lich 10.)‎[1], published c. 1410, Apocalips 17:1, page 123r, column 1; republished as Wycliffe's translation of the New Testament, Lichfield: Bill Endres, 2010:
      And oon of þe ſeuene aungels cam· þat hadde ſeuene viols .· ⁊ ſpak wiþ me / ⁊ ſeide / come þou· I ſchal ſchewe to þee þe dampnacioun of þe greet hoꝛe· þat ſittiþ on manye watris.· wiþ which kyngis of erþe diden foꝛnicacioun
      And one of the seven angels (who had seven beakers) came and spoke with me, and said: "Come, I'll show you the damnation of the great whore, who sits by lots of water, and who the Earth's rulers engaged in adultery with."
  3. (rare) A people who are morally transgressive.
  4. (rare, derogatory) A insult used towards women.
Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: whore
  • Scots: hure, hoor
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old English horu, horh, from Proto-Germanic *hurhwą.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɔːr(ə)/, /ˈhɔːrɔu̯(ə)/, /ˈhɔːriu̯(ə)/, /ˈhɔːrwə/

NounEdit

hore (uncountable)

  1. Muck, mud; that which is filthy or dirty.
  2. Iniquity, evil, sin; that which is morally foul.
  3. (rare, physiology) Phlegm or rheum.
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Etymology 3Edit

From Old English ure.

DeterminerEdit

hore

  1. Alternative form of oure
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Etymology 4Edit

From Old English hēr.

NounEdit

hore

  1. Alternative form of her (hair)

Etymology 5Edit

From Old English hār.

AdjectiveEdit

hore

  1. Alternative form of har (hoar)

Etymology 6Edit

From Old English heora.

DeterminerEdit

hore

  1. (chiefly early and West Midland dialectal) Alternative form of here (their)
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Etymology 7Edit

From Old English ġehorwian, ġehorgian.

VerbEdit

hore

  1. Alternative form of horyen

Etymology 8Edit

From Old English hārian.

VerbEdit

hore

  1. Alternative form of horen

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hóra, from Proto-Germanic *hōrǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *kāro-, *keh₂ro- (dear, loved).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hore f or m (definite singular hora or horen, indefinite plural horer, definite plural horene)

  1. a whore

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hóra

NounEdit

hore f (definite singular hora, indefinite plural horer, definite plural horene)

  1. a whore

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NovialEdit

NounEdit

hore c (plural hores)

  1. hour

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hōrǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *kāro-, *keh₂ro- (dear, loved). Compare Old High German huora (German Hure), Dutch hoer, Old Norse hóra (Danish hore, Swedish hora); compare also Latin carus (dear).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈxoː.re/, [ˈhoː.re]

NounEdit

hōre f

  1. whore, prostitute
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DeclensionEdit

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Old IrishEdit

ConjunctionEdit

hore

  1. Alternative spelling of hóre

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hore f

  1. indefinite plural of horă
  2. indefinite genitive/dative singular of horă

SlovakEdit

NounEdit

hore f

  1. dative/locative singular of hora