Afrikaans edit

Etymology edit

From Dutch koor, from Middle Dutch côor.

Noun edit

koor (plural kore, diminutive koortjie)

  1. (music) choir, vocal ensemble

Dutch edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Dutch côor, from Latin chorus.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /koːr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: koor
  • Rhymes: -oːr

Noun edit

koor n (plural koren, diminutive koortje n)

  1. (music) choir, vocal ensemble
  2. (architecture) choir, part of a church building
  3. chorus

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Afrikaans: koor
  • Indonesian: kor (choir, vocal ensemble)
  • Papiamentu: kor, koor

Further reading edit

  • koor” in Woordenlijst Nederlandse Taal – Officiële Spelling, Nederlandse Taalunie. [the official spelling word list for the Dutch language]

Anagrams edit

Estonian edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Finnic *koori.

Noun edit

koor (genitive koore, partitive koort)

  1. bark
  2. peel
  3. cream
Declension edit
Declension of koor (ÕS type 13/suur, length gradation)
singular plural
nominative koor koored
accusative nom.
gen. koore
genitive koorte
partitive koort koori
illative koorde
kooresse
koortesse
koorisse
inessive koores koortes
kooris
elative koorest koortest
koorist
allative koorele koortele
koorile
adessive koorel koortel
kooril
ablative koorelt koortelt
koorilt
translative kooreks koorteks
kooriks
terminative kooreni koorteni
essive koorena koortena
abessive kooreta koorteta
comitative koorega koortega

Etymology 2 edit

From Middle Low German kōr, ultimately from Latin chorus.

Noun edit

koor (genitive koori, partitive koori)

  1. choir
Declension edit
Declension of koor (ÕS type 22e/riik, length gradation)
singular plural
nominative koor koorid
accusative nom.
gen. koori
genitive kooride
partitive koori koore
koorisid
illative koori
koorisse
kooridesse
kooresse
inessive kooris koorides
koores
elative koorist kooridest
koorest
allative koorile kooridele
koorele
adessive kooril kooridel
koorel
ablative koorilt kooridelt
koorelt
translative kooriks koorideks
kooreks
terminative koorini koorideni
essive koorina kooridena
abessive koorita koorideta
comitative kooriga kooridega

Further reading edit

  • koor”, in [PSV] Eesti keele põhisõnavara sõnastik [Dictionary of Estonian Basic Vocabulary] (in Estonian) (online version, not updated), Tallinn: Eesti Keele Sihtasutus (Estonian Language Foundation), 2014
  • koor”, in [EKSS] Eesti keele seletav sõnaraamat [Descriptive Dictionary of the Estonian Language] (in Estonian) (online version), Tallinn: Eesti Keele Sihtasutus (Estonian Language Foundation), 2009
  • koor”, in [ÕS] Eesti õigekeelsussõnaraamat ÕS 2018 [Estonian Spelling Dictionary] (in Estonian) (online version), Tallinn: Eesti Keele Sihtasutus (Estonian Language Foundation), 2018, →ISBN
  • koor in Sõnaveeb (Eesti Keele Instituut)

Wolof edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

koor (definite form koor gi)

  1. the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, Ramadan
  2. fast

References edit

  • Fal, Arame; Santos, Rosine; Doneux, Jean Léonce (1990) Dictionnaire wolof-français, Paris: Éditions KARTHALA, →ISBN, page 112