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English

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Noun

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nur (plural nurs)

  1. Pronunciation spelling of knur.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for nur”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.)

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Albanian

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Etymology

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From Turkish nur, from Arabic نور (light).[1]

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Noun

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nur m (plural nure, definite nuri, definite plural nuret)

  1. facial expression, face, appearance
  2. dazzling beauty
  3. outward appearance (of a person)

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References

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  1. ^ Topalli, K. (2017) “nur”, in Fjalor Etimologjik i Gjuhës Shqipe, Durrës, Albania: Jozef, page 1069

Azerbaijani

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Etymology

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From Arabic نُور (nūr).

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  • Audio:(file)

Noun

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nur (definite accusative nuru, plural nurlar)

  1. (poetic) light
    Synonym: işıq
    Antonym: zülmət
    Üzündən nur saçır.His/her face shines with light.
    Qəbri nurla dolsun.Rest in peace. (literally, “May his/her grave be filled with light.”)
    Elm bir nur, cəhl zülmətdir.Knowledge is light, ignorance is darkness.

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    Declension of nur
singular plural
nominative nur
nurlar
definite accusative nuru
nurları
dative nura
nurlara
locative nurda
nurlarda
ablative nurdan
nurlardan
definite genitive nurun
nurların
    Possessive forms of nur
nominative
singular plural
mənim (my) nurum nurlarım
sənin (your) nurun nurların
onun (his/her/its) nuru nurları
bizim (our) nurumuz nurlarımız
sizin (your) nurunuz nurlarınız
onların (their) nuru or nurları nurları
accusative
singular plural
mənim (my) nurumu nurlarımı
sənin (your) nurunu nurlarını
onun (his/her/its) nurunu nurlarını
bizim (our) nurumuzu nurlarımızı
sizin (your) nurunuzu nurlarınızı
onların (their) nurunu or nurlarını nurlarını
dative
singular plural
mənim (my) nuruma nurlarıma
sənin (your) nuruna nurlarına
onun (his/her/its) nuruna nurlarına
bizim (our) nurumuza nurlarımıza
sizin (your) nurunuza nurlarınıza
onların (their) nuruna or nurlarına nurlarına
locative
singular plural
mənim (my) nurumda nurlarımda
sənin (your) nurunda nurlarında
onun (his/her/its) nurunda nurlarında
bizim (our) nurumuzda nurlarımızda
sizin (your) nurunuzda nurlarınızda
onların (their) nurunda or nurlarında nurlarında
ablative
singular plural
mənim (my) nurumdan nurlarımdan
sənin (your) nurundan nurlarından
onun (his/her/its) nurundan nurlarından
bizim (our) nurumuzdan nurlarımızdan
sizin (your) nurunuzdan nurlarınızdan
onların (their) nurundan or nurlarından nurlarından
genitive
singular plural
mənim (my) nurumun nurlarımın
sənin (your) nurunun nurlarının
onun (his/her/its) nurunun nurlarının
bizim (our) nurumuzun nurlarımızın
sizin (your) nurunuzun nurlarınızın
onların (their) nurunun or nurlarının nurlarının

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Further reading

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  • nur” in Obastan.com.

Esperanto

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Etymology

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From German nur.

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Adverb

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nur

  1. only, just
    • 1888, L. L. Zamenhof, Dua Libro de l' Lingvo Internacia[1]:
      Se mi nur estus sana, mi estus tute kontenta.
      If only I would be healthy, I would be fully content.

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  • Ido: nur

German

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Etymology

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From late Middle High German nuor, contracted from older niwer, newære, from Old High German niwāri, ni wāri (were it not). Cognate with Yiddish נאָר (nor), Dutch maar, Old English nǣre.

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nur

  1. only, just, merely, simply
    Synonyms: bloß, allein
    Nur reife Kirschen dürfen auf den Kuchen.
    Only ripe cherries may go on the cake.
    Du musst nur die Werte eingeben und den Rest macht der Computer.
    You just have to enter the values and the computer will do the rest.
  2. ever; at all
    Synonyms: immer, überhaupt
    Ich helfe dir, wo ich nur kann.
    I’ll help you wherever I can.
  3. however, though
    Synonyms: allerdings, jedoch
    Wir könnten es versuchen. Nur wären die Risiken sehr hoch.
    We could try. The risks would be very high, however.

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Conjunction

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nur

  1. (chiefly colloquial) but
    Synonym: aber
    Ich wär auf jeden Fall dabei, nur ich hab echt keine Zeit.
    I’d definitely come along, but I really don’t have the time.

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Further reading

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  • nur” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • nur” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Friedrich Kluge (1883) “nur”, in John Francis Davis, transl., Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, published 1891

Etymology

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Borrowed from Esperanto nurGerman nur.

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Adverb

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nur

  1. only, merely

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Malay

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Etymology

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From Arabic نُور (nūr).

Noun

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nur (Jawi spelling نور, plural nur-nur, informal 1st possessive nurku, 2nd possessive nurmu, 3rd possessive nurnya)

  1. light
    Synonym: cahaya

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Nzadi

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núr (plural núr)

  1. body

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  • Crane, Thera, Larry Hyman, Simon Nsielanga Tukumu (2011) A grammar of Nzadi [B.865]: a Bantu language of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, →ISBN

Polish

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Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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nur

Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *nurъ, *norъ.

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Noun

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nur m animal

  1. loon (bird of order Gaviiformes)
  2. dive, plunge (a jump into water)

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  • nur in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • nur in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish نور, from Arabic نُور (nūr).

Noun

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nur m (plural nuri)

  1. sex appeal

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Scottish Gaelic

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Etymology

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Univerbation of an (in) +‎ ur (your).

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Preposition

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nur (+ dative, triggers eclipsis of a vowel)

  1. in your (formal and/or plural)

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Turkish

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Etymology

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Inherited from Ottoman Turkish نور, from Arabic نُور (nūr).

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nur (definite accusative nuru, plural nurlar)

  1. light
  2. (Islam) The Holy Light

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Inflection
Nominative nur
Definite accusative nuru
Singular Plural
Nominative nur nurlar
Definite accusative nuru nurları
Dative nura nurlara
Locative nurda nurlarda
Ablative nurdan nurlardan
Genitive nurun nurların