houre

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: hou‧re
  • IPA(key): /ˈhoure(ʔ)/

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

Related termsEdit

  • hourailla
  • hourailu
  • houretila
  • kuumehoure

AnagramsEdit


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

DescendantsEdit

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