See also: Mure, muré, murè, mûre, můře, and La Mure

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Middle English muren, from Middle French murer, from Old French murer (to close by a wall), from Late Latin mūrō, mūrāre, from Latin mūrus (wall). Related to German Mauer (wall).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mjʊə(ɹ)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʊə(ɹ)

NounEdit

mure (plural mures)

  1. (obsolete) wall
  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. (archaic) To enclose or imprison within walls.

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.

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse múra, derived from the noun. Compare German mauern.

VerbEdit

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

  1. to build a wall, to lay bricks
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

mure c

  1. indefinite plural of mur

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *mureh.

NounEdit

mure (genitive mure, partitive muret)

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

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

mure

  1. inflection of murer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

AdjectiveEdit

mure

  1. Alternative spelling of mûre

AnagramsEdit


IngrianEdit

NounEdit

mure

  1. grief

InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

mure (plural mures)

  1. mouse
    Synonym: mus

LatinEdit

NounEdit

mūre

  1. ablative singular of mūs
  2. vocative singular of mūrus

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French meur, from Latin mātūrus. Doublet of mature.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mure

  1. grave, serious, modest
  2. (rare) mature, ripe

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


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

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse múra.

VerbEdit

mure (present tense murer, past tense mura or murte, supine and past participle mura or murt)

  1. to mason

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse mura, from Proto-Germanic *murhǭ.

NounEdit

mure f or m (definite singular mura or muren, indefinite plural murer, definite plural murene)

  1. (botany) any plant of the potentilla family
    Synonym: potentilla

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse múra.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

mure (present tense murar, past tense mura, past participle mura, passive infinitive murast, present participle murande, imperative mure/mur)

  1. to mason
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse mura, from Proto-Germanic *murhǭ. Akin to German Möhre (carrot).

NounEdit

mure f (definite singular mura, indefinite plural murer, definite plural murene)

  1. (botany) any plant of the potentilla family
    Synonym: potentilla

ReferencesEdit


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
    Synonym: rato
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

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

SardinianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mūrem, accusative of mūs. Compare Italian mure, Romansch mieur, Portuguese mure/muro, Spanish mur.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mure m (plural mures)

  1. mouse
    Synonym: sorighe

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

mure

  1. inflection of murar:
    1. first-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative