English edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔːɹə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔːɹə

Etymology 1 edit

From Latin mora (duration of time, delay).

Noun edit

mora (plural morae or moras)

  1. (Scots law) A delay in bringing a claim.
  2. (poetry) A unit used to measure lines and stanzas of poetry.
    • 1918, Elcanon Isaacs, “The Metrical Basis of Hebrew Poetry”, in The American Journal of Semitic Languages and Literatures, volume 35, page 22:
      In the quantitative meters in Sanskrit a heavy syllable is considered to be equal to two morae and a light syllable equivalent to one mora.
  3. (phonology) A unit of syllable weight used in phonology, by which stress, foot structure, or timing of utterance is determined in some languages (e.g. Japanese).
    • 2011, Senko K. Maynard, Learning Japanese for Real, Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, →ISBN, page 32:
      Instead of syllables, Japanese is supported by mora. (Tokyo is To-o-kyo-o, a four-mora word.) The word Nihongo consists of four morae, ni-ho-n-go, pronounced with four rhythmical units of sound.
Derived terms edit
Related terms edit
Translations edit
See also edit

Etymology 2 edit

New Latin from a botanical name, perhaps from Tupi.

Noun edit

mora (plural moras)

  1. (botany) Any tree of the genus Mora of large South American trees.
    • 1904, W.H. Hudson, Green Mansions, A Romance of the Tropical Forest:
      At length, somewhere about the centre of the wood, she led me to an immense mora tree, growing almost isolated, covering with its shade a large space of ground entirely free from undergrowth.

Etymology 3 edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun edit

mora (plural moras)

  1. The common mora (Mora moro).
Synonyms edit
Translations edit

Etymology 4 edit

Noun edit

mora (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of morra (finger-counting game)

Etymology 5 edit

From the Ancient Greek μόρᾱ (mórā).

Noun edit

mora (plural morai)

  1. (historical, military) An ancient Spartan military unit of about a sixth of the Spartan army, typically composed of hoplites.
Translations edit

Etymology 6 edit

Noun edit

mora (plural moras)

  1. (India) Alternative form of morah (stool)

Further reading edit

Anagrams edit

Albanian edit

Etymology edit

See Albanian marr (to take).

Verb edit

móra (aorist móra, participle márrë)

  1. first-person singular active aorist indicative of marr (to took)

Catalan edit

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Latin mōra.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mora f (plural mores)

  1. (law) delay
    Synonym: demora
  2. (phonetics, poetry) mora
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Inherited from Vulgar Latin *mōra, from mōrum.

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mora f (plural mores)

  1. mulberry
  2. blackberry
Derived terms edit

Etymology 3 edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mora f (plural mores)

  1. female equivalent of moro (Moor)

Further reading edit

Cebuano edit

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: mo‧ra

Noun edit

mora

  1. vetiver (Chrysopogon zizanioides)

Finnish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmorɑ/, [ˈmo̞rɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -orɑ
  • Syllabification(key): mo‧ra

Etymology 1 edit

From Latin mora.

Noun edit

mora

  1. (linguistics) mora
Declension edit
Inflection of mora (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative mora morat
genitive moran morien
partitive moraa moria
illative moraan moriin
singular plural
nominative mora morat
accusative nom. mora morat
gen. moran
genitive moran morien
morainrare
partitive moraa moria
inessive morassa morissa
elative morasta morista
illative moraan moriin
adessive moralla morilla
ablative moralta morilta
allative moralle morille
essive morana morina
translative moraksi moriksi
abessive moratta moritta
instructive morin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of mora (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative morani morani
accusative nom. morani morani
gen. morani
genitive morani morieni
morainirare
partitive moraani moriani
inessive morassani morissani
elative morastani moristani
illative moraani moriini
adessive morallani morillani
ablative moraltani moriltani
allative moralleni morilleni
essive moranani morinani
translative morakseni morikseni
abessive morattani morittani
instructive
comitative morineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative morasi morasi
accusative nom. morasi morasi
gen. morasi
genitive morasi moriesi
moraisirare
partitive moraasi moriasi
inessive morassasi morissasi
elative morastasi moristasi
illative moraasi moriisi
adessive morallasi morillasi
ablative moraltasi moriltasi
allative morallesi morillesi
essive moranasi morinasi
translative moraksesi moriksesi
abessive morattasi morittasi
instructive
comitative morinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative moramme moramme
accusative nom. moramme moramme
gen. moramme
genitive moramme moriemme
moraimmerare
partitive moraamme moriamme
inessive morassamme morissamme
elative morastamme moristamme
illative moraamme moriimme
adessive morallamme morillamme
ablative moraltamme moriltamme
allative morallemme morillemme
essive moranamme morinamme
translative moraksemme moriksemme
abessive morattamme morittamme
instructive
comitative morinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative moranne moranne
accusative nom. moranne moranne
gen. moranne
genitive moranne morienne
morainnerare
partitive moraanne morianne
inessive morassanne morissanne
elative morastanne moristanne
illative moraanne moriinne
adessive morallanne morillanne
ablative moraltanne moriltanne
allative morallenne morillenne
essive morananne morinanne
translative moraksenne moriksenne
abessive morattanne morittanne
instructive
comitative morinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative moransa moransa
accusative nom. moransa moransa
gen. moransa
genitive moransa moriensa
morainsarare
partitive moraansa moriaan
moriansa
inessive morassaan
morassansa
morissaan
morissansa
elative morastaan
morastansa
moristaan
moristansa
illative moraansa moriinsa
adessive morallaan
morallansa
morillaan
morillansa
ablative moraltaan
moraltansa
moriltaan
moriltansa
allative moralleen
morallensa
morilleen
morillensa
essive moranaan
moranansa
morinaan
morinansa
translative morakseen
moraksensa
morikseen
moriksensa
abessive morattaan
morattansa
morittaan
morittansa
instructive
comitative morineen
morinensa

Etymology 2 edit

Named after Swedish Mora in Sweden.

Noun edit

mora (colloquial)

  1. knife, hunting knife
Declension edit
Inflection of mora (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative mora morat
genitive moran morien
partitive moraa moria
illative moraan moriin
singular plural
nominative mora morat
accusative nom. mora morat
gen. moran
genitive moran morien
morainrare
partitive moraa moria
inessive morassa morissa
elative morasta morista
illative moraan moriin
adessive moralla morilla
ablative moralta morilta
allative moralle morille
essive morana morina
translative moraksi moriksi
abessive moratta moritta
instructive morin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of mora (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative morani morani
accusative nom. morani morani
gen. morani
genitive morani morieni
morainirare
partitive moraani moriani
inessive morassani morissani
elative morastani moristani
illative moraani moriini
adessive morallani morillani
ablative moraltani moriltani
allative moralleni morilleni
essive moranani morinani
translative morakseni morikseni
abessive morattani morittani
instructive
comitative morineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative morasi morasi
accusative nom. morasi morasi
gen. morasi
genitive morasi moriesi
moraisirare
partitive moraasi moriasi
inessive morassasi morissasi
elative morastasi moristasi
illative moraasi moriisi
adessive morallasi morillasi
ablative moraltasi moriltasi
allative morallesi morillesi
essive moranasi morinasi
translative moraksesi moriksesi
abessive morattasi morittasi
instructive
comitative morinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative moramme moramme
accusative nom. moramme moramme
gen. moramme
genitive moramme moriemme
moraimmerare
partitive moraamme moriamme
inessive morassamme morissamme
elative morastamme moristamme
illative moraamme moriimme
adessive morallamme morillamme
ablative moraltamme moriltamme
allative morallemme morillemme
essive moranamme morinamme
translative moraksemme moriksemme
abessive morattamme morittamme
instructive
comitative morinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative moranne moranne
accusative nom. moranne moranne
gen. moranne
genitive moranne morienne
morainnerare
partitive moraanne morianne
inessive morassanne morissanne
elative morastanne moristanne
illative moraanne moriinne
adessive morallanne morillanne
ablative moraltanne moriltanne
allative morallenne morillenne
essive morananne morinanne
translative moraksenne moriksenne
abessive morattanne morittanne
instructive
comitative morinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative moransa moransa
accusative nom. moransa moransa
gen. moransa
genitive moransa moriensa
morainsarare
partitive moraansa moriaan
moriansa
inessive morassaan
morassansa
morissaan
morissansa
elative morastaan
morastansa
moristaan
moristansa
illative moraansa moriinsa
adessive morallaan
morallansa
morillaan
morillansa
ablative moraltaan
moraltansa
moriltaan
moriltansa
allative moralleen
morallensa
morilleen
morillensa
essive moranaan
moranansa
morinaan
morinansa
translative morakseen
moraksensa
morikseen
moriksensa
abessive morattaan
morattansa
morittaan
morittansa
instructive
comitative morineen
morinensa

Anagrams edit

Galician edit

Verb edit

mora

  1. inflection of morar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Guinea-Bissau Creole edit

Etymology edit

From Portuguese morar. Cognate with Kabuverdianu mora.

Verb edit

mora

  1. to live somewhere
  2. to reside

Icelandic edit

Etymology edit

From mor (swarm). Related to merja (crush). Cognate with Faroese mora (to crush).

Verb edit

mora

  1. to be teeming with
    Það er allt morandi í stafsetningarvillum hérna.This is teeming with spelling errors.
    Það er allt morandi í Íslendingum á Tene.Tenerife is overcrowded with Icelanders.

Synonyms edit

Italian edit

 
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Etymology 1 edit

From Vulgar Latin *mōra, from Latin mōrum, from Ancient Greek μόρον (móron).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔ.ra/
  • Rhymes: -ɔra
  • Hyphenation: mò‧ra

Noun edit

mora f (plural more)

  1. mulberry (fruit); fruit of a plant of the genus Morus
    Synonyms: gelso, mora del gelso
  2. (by analogy) blackberry (fruit), and similar fruits such as loganberry; fruit of a plant of the genus Rubus
    Synonym: mora di rovo
  3. arrears
Related terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb edit

mora (archaic)

  1. first/second/third-person singular present subjunctive of morire
Alternative forms edit

Anagrams edit

Kabuverdianu edit

Etymology edit

From Portuguese morar.

Verb edit

mora

  1. to live somewhere
  2. to reside

References edit

  • Gonçalves, Manuel (2015) Capeverdean Creole-English dictionary, →ISBN

Latin edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Italic *morā, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)mer- (to fall into thinking, remember, care for).

Some offer as cognates Latin memor, Ancient Greek μέρμηρα (mérmēra), μέριμνα (mérimna), μάρτυρ (mártur), μέλλειν (méllein).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mora f (genitive morae); first declension

  1. delay, or any duration of time.
    Synonyms: cūnctātiō, prōlātiō, prōditiō
    sine morā
    without delay
  2. (by extension) hindrance
    Synonym: retardātiō
  3. obstacle, impediment
    Synonyms: impedīmentum, obstāculum
Declension edit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mora morae
Genitive morae morārum
Dative morae morīs
Accusative moram morās
Ablative morā morīs
Vocative mora morae
Derived terms edit
Descendants edit
  • Asturian: muera
  • Polish: mora (learned)

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mōra

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of mōrum

References edit

  • mŏra¹”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mora”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mora in Enrico Olivetti, editor (2003-2024), Dizionario Latino, Olivetti Media Communication
  • mora in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • mora in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner, Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to retard, delay a thing: moram alicui rei afferre, inferre, facere
    • to make all possible haste to..: nullam moram interponere, quin (Phil. 10. 1. 1)
    • (ambiguous) to detain a person: in mora alicui esse
    • (ambiguous) without delay: sine mora or nulla mora interposita
    • (ambiguous) it is customary to..: mos (moris) est, ut (Brut. 21. 84)
    • (ambiguous) to pass the whole day in discussion: dicendi mora diem extrahere, eximere, tollere
  • mora”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898), Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mora”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890), A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Anagrams edit

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Alternative forms edit

Noun edit

mora m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of mor

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Noun edit

mora f

  1. definite singular of mor

Old Polish edit

Etymology edit

Learned borrowing from Latin mōrum, from Ancient Greek μόρον (móron).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): (10th–15th CE) /mɔra/
  • IPA(key): (15th CE) /mɔra/

Noun edit

mora f

  1. sycomore (Ficus sycomorus)
    • 1939 [end of the 14th century], Ryszard Ganszyniec, Witold Taszycki, Stefan Kubica, Ludwik Bernacki, editors, Psałterz florjański łacińsko-polsko-niemiecki [Latin-Polish-German Florian Psalter]‎[2], Zakład Narodowy imienia Ossolińskich, z zasiłkiem Sejmu Śląskiego [The Ossoliński National Institute: with the benefit of the Silesian Parliament], page 77:
      52 sim. Puł
      [Pobil w gradze winnicze gich y mori gich w szerzawu (occidit... moros eorum in pruina)]
      Pobił w gradzie winnice jich i mory jich w *żerzawiu (occidit... moros eorum in pruina)

References edit

Pali edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Sanskrit मयूर (mayūra).

Noun edit

mora m (feminine morinī)

  1. peacock
    Synonyms: mayūra, sikhaṇḍī, nīlagīva

Declension edit

Further reading edit

  • Pali Text Society (1921–1925) “mora”, in Pali-English Dictionary‎, London: Chipstead

Piedmontese edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mora f (plural more)

  1. mulberry

Polish edit

 
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Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from French moire.[1] First attested in 1677–1690.[2] Doublet of moher.

Noun edit

mora f

  1. moiré (a fabric, often silk, which has a watery or wavelike appearance)
  2. moiré (a pattern that emerges when two grids are superimposed over one another, sometimes unintended or undesirable in many applications, such as in weaving, screenprinting, and halftoning)
Declension edit

Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from Italian morra.[3] First attested in 1677–1690.[4]

Noun edit

mora f

  1. morra (a game in which two (or more) players each suddenly display a hand showing zero to five fingers and call out what they think will be the sum of all fingers shown)
Declension edit

Etymology 3 edit

Learned borrowing from Latin mora.[5][6] First attested in 1677–1690.[7]

Noun edit

mora f

  1. (poetry) mora (a unit used to measure lines and stanzas of poetry)
  2. (phonology) mora (a unit of syllable weight used in phonology, by which stress, foot structure, or timing of utterance is determined in some languages (e.g)
Declension edit

Etymology 4 edit

Brückner rejects a relationship to mara (mare, nightmare).[8] Variation of zmora.[9] First attested in 1528.[10]

Noun edit

mora f

  1. (obsolete or regional) Alternative form of zmora
Declension edit

References edit

  1. ^ Mirosław Bańko, Lidia Wiśniakowska (2021) “mora I”, in Wielki słownik wyrazów obcych, →ISBN
  2. ^ Ewa Rodek (20.02.2023) “MORA II”, in Elektroniczny Słownik Języka Polskiego XVII i XVIII Wieku [Electronic Dictionary of the Polish Language of the XVII and XVIII Century]
  3. ^ Mirosław Bańko, Lidia Wiśniakowska (2021) “mora II”, in Wielki słownik wyrazów obcych, →ISBN
  4. ^ Ewa Rodek (20.02.2023) “MORA II”, in Elektroniczny Słownik Języka Polskiego XVII i XVIII Wieku [Electronic Dictionary of the Polish Language of the XVII and XVIII Century]
  5. ^ Mirosław Bańko, Lidia Wiśniakowska (2021) “mora III”, in Wielki słownik wyrazów obcych, →ISBN
  6. ^ Witold Doroszewski, editor (1958–1969), “mora IV”, in Słownik języka polskiego (in Polish), Warszawa: PWN
  7. ^ Ewa Rodek (20.02.2023) “MORA II”, in Elektroniczny Słownik Języka Polskiego XVII i XVIII Wieku [Electronic Dictionary of the Polish Language of the XVII and XVIII Century]
  8. ^ Brückner, Aleksander (1927) “zmora”, in Słownik etymologiczny języka polskiego [Etymological Dictionary of the Polish Language] (in Polish), Warsaw: Wiedza Powszechna
  9. ^ Brückner, Aleksander (1927) “mora”, in Słownik etymologiczny języka polskiego [Etymological Dictionary of the Polish Language] (in Polish), Warsaw: Wiedza Powszechna
  10. ^ Maria Renata Mayenowa, Stanisław Rospond, Witold Taszycki, Stefan Hrabec, Władysław Kuraszkiewicz (2010-2023) “mora”, in Słownik Polszczyzny XVI Wieku [A Dictionary of 16th Century Polish]

Further reading edit

Portuguese edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Learned borrowing from Latin mora (delay).

Noun edit

mora f (plural moras)

  1. a delay
    Synonyms: atraso, delonga, demora
  2. (law) a delay in the payment of a debt
  3. (law) a mulct for not paying a debt in time
  4. (phonology) mora (unit of syllable weight)
Related terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Verb edit

mora

  1. inflection of morar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading edit

  • mora” in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913

Scots edit

Etymology edit

From Latin mora.

Noun edit

mora (plural morae)

  1. (Scots law) mora (a delay in bringing a claim)

Serbo-Croatian edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Slavic *mora, from Proto-Indo-European *mor- (malicious female spirit), possibly from *mer- (to die). Cognate with Russian кикимора (kikimora), Lithuanian mãras (plague, pestilence), Latin mors (death), Sanskrit मर (mara, death, dying), English mare (evil spirit formerly thought to sit on the chest of a sleeping person).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /môra/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧ra

Noun edit

mȍra f (Cyrillic spelling мо̏ра)

  1. (obsolete or historical) a mythical creature which feeds on people's blood while they are asleep
  2. an anxiety-inducing concern, a hardship
Declension edit
Derived terms edit

References edit

  • mora” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Etymology 2 edit

From Latin mora (duration of time, delay).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /mǒːra/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧ra

Noun edit

móra f (Cyrillic spelling мо́ра)

  1. (phonology, poetics) mora
Declension edit

References edit

  • mora” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Etymology 3 edit

From Italian morra.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /môːra/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧ra

Noun edit

mȏra f (Cyrillic spelling мо̑ра)

  1. morra (ancient game)
Declension edit

References edit

  • mora” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Etymology 4 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun edit

mora (Cyrillic spelling мора)

  1. inflection of more (sea):
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/genitive/accusative/vocative plural

Verb edit

mora (Cyrillic spelling мора)

  1. third-person singular present of morati (to have to; must)

Slovak edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mora n

  1. genitive singular of more

Spanish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoɾa/ [ˈmo.ɾa]
  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
  • Rhymes: -oɾa
  • Syllabification: mo‧ra

Etymology 1 edit

From Vulgar Latin *mora, from Latin mōrum.

Noun edit

mora f (plural moras)

  1. a mulberry, a mulberry fruit
    • 2005, J. M. Arribas Castrillo and Emilio Vallina Álvarez, Hematología Clínica: Temas de Patología Médica ' (Clinical Hematology: Topics in Medical Pathology, Universidad de Oviedo, →ISBN, page 230:
      Es posible observar inclusiones lipoproteicas (cuerpos de Russell) o agregados en forma de mora (células de Mott).
      It is possible to observe inclusions of lipoprotein (Russell bodies) or aggregates in the shape of a mulberry (Mott cells).
    • 2009, Luis Alberto Moreno (Spanish translator), R. A. Cawson and E. W. Odell (English authors), Cawson Fundamentos de Medicina y Patología Oral, Octavo Edición (Cawson’s Essentials of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine, Eighth Edition), Elsevier España, →ISBN, page 207:
      Los núcleos degenerativos distendidos de las células epiteliales forman un grupo que adquiere el aspecto de una mora.
      The distended degenerating nuclei of the epithelial cells cluster together to give the typical mulberry appearance.[1]
  2. a blackberry
  3. a berry
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Latin mora (delay).

Noun edit

mora f (plural moras)

  1. default (failure to meet an obligation on time)
  2. (phonology) mora (unit of syllable weight)

Etymology 3 edit

From Latin maura (female Moor).

Noun edit

mora f (plural moras)

  1. female equivalent of moro

Etymology 4 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb edit

mora

  1. inflection of morar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading edit

References edit

  1. ^ English (original) text from R. A. Cawson and E. W. Odell, Cawson’s Essentials of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine, Eighth Edition, Elsevier Health Sciences (2008), →ISBN, page 207.

Anagrams edit