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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French murer (to close by a wall), from Latin murus (wall). Related to German Mauer (wall).

NounEdit

mure (plural mures)

  1. (obsolete) wall
    No, no; he cannot long hold out these pangs.
    Th' incessant care and labour of his mind
    Hath wrought the mure that should confine it in
    — Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part II, [IV, 4], line 2870
  2. (obsolete) husks of fruit from which the juice has been squeezed. Perhaps an old spelling of myrrh

AdjectiveEdit

mure (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) mural (as a postmodifier)

VerbEdit

mure (third-person singular simple present mures, present participle muring, simple past and past participle mured)

  1. (obsolete) to wall in or fortify
  2. (obsolete) To enclose or imprison within walls.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Spenser to this entry?)
    The five kings are mured in a cave. — John. x. (Heading).

ReferencesEdit

  • Meaning "Husks of fruit": 1949, John Dover Wilson (compiler), Life in Shakespeare's England. A Book of Elizabethan Prose, Cambridge at the University Press. 1st ed. 1911, 2nd ed. 1913, 8th reprint. In Glossary and Notes. From Wright's Dialect Dict.

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

mure c

  1. indefinite plural of mur

VerbEdit

mure (imperative mur, infinitive at mure, present tense murer, past tense murede, perfect tense er/har muret)

  1. to build
  2. to do bricklaying

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EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *mureh.

NounEdit

mure (genitive mure, partitive muret)

  1. sorrow, woe, grief
  2. care, concern
  3. anxiety, distress

DeclensionEdit

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FrenchEdit

IngrianEdit

NounEdit

mure

  1. grief

InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

mure (plural mures)

  1. mouse
    Synonym: mus

LatinEdit

Middle Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon mūra, from Latin mūrus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /muːrə/, /myːrə/

NounEdit

mûre or mü̂re f

  1. wall

Usage notesEdit

The form with /yː/ and the form with /uː/ existed next to each other.

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch Low Saxon: mure
  • Estonian: müür

NovialEdit

NounEdit

mure c (plural mures)

  1. wall

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese mur, from Latin mūrem, accusative singular of mus, from Proto-Indo-European *muh₂s. Cognate with Spanish mur and Romansh mieur.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

mure m (plural mures)

  1. (archaic, dialectal) mouse

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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

mure

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of murar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of murar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of murar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of murar

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

mure

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of murar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of murar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of murar.