EnglishEdit

NounEdit

houre (plural houres)

  1. Obsolete spelling of hour

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhou̯reˣ/, [ˈho̞u̯re̞(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -oure
  • Syllabification: hou‧re

NounEdit

houre

  1. raving (wild or incoherent speech)
    • 1748. David Hume. Enquiry concerning Human Understanding. Section 3. § 5.
      Tuottaminen ilman suunnitelmaa muistuttaisi enemmän hullun houreita kuin älyn ja opin selväpäisiä pyrkimyksiä.
      A production whithout design would resemble more the ravings of a madman, than the sober efforts of genius and learning.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of houre (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative houre houreet
genitive houreen houreiden
houreitten
partitive houretta houreita
illative houreeseen houreisiin
houreihin
singular plural
nominative houre houreet
accusative nom. houre houreet
gen. houreen
genitive houreen houreiden
houreitten
partitive houretta houreita
inessive houreessa houreissa
elative houreesta houreista
illative houreeseen houreisiin
houreihin
adessive houreella houreilla
ablative houreelta houreilta
allative houreelle houreille
essive houreena houreina
translative houreeksi houreiksi
instructive hourein
abessive houreetta houreitta
comitative houreineen
Possessive forms of houre (type hame)
possessor singular plural
1st person houreeni houreemme
2nd person houreesi houreenne
3rd person houreensa

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Etymology 1Edit

From Anglo-Norman houre, from Latin hōra, from Ancient Greek ὥρα (hṓra).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

houre (plural houres)

  1. hour (a 60-minute period which the day has 24 of)
  2. A time, occasion, or moment
  3. A canonical hour or tide.
  4. A divine office.
DescendantsEdit
  • English: hour
    • Northumbrian: oor
  • Scots: oor
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old English ure.

DeterminerEdit

houre

  1. Alternative form of oure

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Etymology 3Edit

From Old English hōre.

NounEdit

houre

  1. Alternative form of hore (whore)

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

houre f (oblique plural houres, nominative singular houre, nominative plural houres)

  1. hour (unit of time)
  2. time; moment to do something
    • circa 1170, Wace, Le Roman de Rou:
      A l'hore de disner, a l'ostex repaira
      At dinnertime, he went back to his lodgings

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