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See also: köer and kör

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kuːr/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French cour.

NounEdit

koer f or m (plural koeren, diminutive koertje n)

  1. (Belgium) garden, yard (usually fenced)
  2. (Belgium) courtyard, yard
  3. (Belgium) schoolyard
  4. (Belgium) toilet, restroom (area)
    (Brabantian)
    "Juffra, 'k moe dringend naa de koer, of 't is in m'n broek!"
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

SynonymsEdit

(garden):

  • (hof)
  • (tuin)

(courtyard):

  • (binnenkoer)
  • (binnenplaats)

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

koer m (plural koeren, diminutive koertje n)

  1. (Netherlands, obsolete) someone who guards a watchtower
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

koer

  1. first-person singular present indicative of koeren
  2. imperative of koeren

EstonianEdit

 
A dog (a Labrador)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *koira, from Proto-Uralic *kojra, *kojera, from Proto-Uralic base *koj(e)- (male, human). Cognate with Finnish koira.

NounEdit

koer (genitive koera, partitive koera)

  1. dog

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • peni (archaic, dialectal)

Derived termsEdit


West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian korf, from Proto-Germanic *kurbaz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

koer c (plural kuorren, diminutive kuorke)

  1. woven basket
  2. skep, woven beehive

Further readingEdit

  • koer”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011