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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

nur (plural nurs)

  1. A hard knot in wood; a knur or knurl.
  2. (obsolete) A hard knob of wood used in playing hockey.
    • W. Howitt
      I think I'm as hard as a nur, and as tough as whitleather.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

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

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German nur.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdverbEdit

nur

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

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

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.

Derived termsEdit

ConjunctionEdit

nur

  1. (chiefly colloquial) but
    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.

SynonymsEdit


IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Esperanto nurGerman nur.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

nur

  1. only, merely

Derived termsEdit


MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic نُور(nūr).

NounEdit

nur (plural nur-nur, informal first-person possessive nurku, informal second-person possessive nurmu, third-person possessive nurnya)

  1. light

NovialEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Esperanto nur, from German nur.

AdverbEdit

nur

  1. only, just

NzadiEdit

NounEdit

núr (plural núr)

  1. body

Further readingEdit

  • 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

PolishEdit

 
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nur

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nur m anim

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

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • nur in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Scottish GaelicEdit

PrepositionEdit

nur

  1. in your (plural and formal singular)

Usage notesEdit

  • Adds n- to the following word if it begins with a vowel.

See alsoEdit


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic نور‎.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nur (definite accusative nuru, plural nurlar)

  1. (Islam) The Holy Light

DeclensionEdit

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