See also: Pore, porę, póré, pôre, pőre, -pore, and поре

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Etymology 1 edit

From Middle English pore, from Old French pore, from Latin porus, from Ancient Greek πόρος (póros, passage). Displaced native English sweat hole from Middle English swet hole, which might have been a reformation of Old English swātþȳrel (literally sweat hole), which competed with līcþēote (literally body pipe).

Noun edit

pore (plural pores)

  1. A tiny opening in the skin.
    Synonym: sweat hole
    I could sense the sweat dripping out of all my pores.
  2. By extension any small opening or interstice, especially one of many, or one allowing the passage of a fluid.
    the pores of a rock.
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Etymology 2 edit

From Middle English poren, pouren, puren (to gaze intently, look closely), from Old English *purian, suggested by Old English spyrian (to investigate, examine). Akin to Middle Dutch poren (to pore, look), Dutch porren (to poke, prod, stir, encourage, endeavour, attempt), Low German purren (to poke, stir), Danish purre (to poke, stir, rouse), dialectal Swedish pora, pura, påra (to work slowly and gradually, work deliberately), Old English spor (track, trace, vestige). Compare also Middle English puren, piren (to look, peer). See peer.

Verb edit

pore (third-person singular simple present pores, present participle poring, simple past and past participle pored)

  1. To study meticulously; to go over again and again.
    • 1826, [Mary Shelley], chapter X, in The Last Man. [], volume I, London: Henry Colburn, [], →OCLC:
      Yet each foreign post day she watched for the arrival of letters - knew the postmark, and watched me as I read. I found her often poring over the articles of Greek intelligence in the newspaper.
  2. To meditate or reflect in a steady way.
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pore

  1. Hard mutation of bore.

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Etymology edit

From Latin porus, from Ancient Greek πόρος (póros).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /poːrə/, [ˈpʰoːɐ]

Noun edit

pore c (singular definite poren, plural indefinite porer)

  1. pore (a tiny opening in the skin)

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Finnish edit

Etymology edit

From por +‎ -e.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈporeˣ/, [ˈpo̞re̞(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ore
  • Syllabification(key): po‧re

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pore

  1. bubble (gas bubble in water)
    Synonym: kupla
  2. area of molten water near the edge of ice in a melting lake

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Inflection of pore (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative pore poreet
genitive poreen poreiden
poreitten
partitive poretta poreita
illative poreeseen poreisiin
poreihin
singular plural
nominative pore poreet
accusative nom. pore poreet
gen. poreen
genitive poreen poreiden
poreitten
partitive poretta poreita
inessive poreessa poreissa
elative poreesta poreista
illative poreeseen poreisiin
poreihin
adessive poreella poreilla
ablative poreelta poreilta
allative poreelle poreille
essive poreena poreina
translative poreeksi poreiksi
abessive poreetta poreitta
instructive porein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of pore (type hame)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative poreeni poreeni
accusative nom. poreeni poreeni
gen. poreeni
genitive poreeni poreideni
poreitteni
partitive porettani poreitani
inessive poreessani poreissani
elative poreestani poreistani
illative poreeseeni poreisiini
poreihini
adessive poreellani poreillani
ablative poreeltani poreiltani
allative poreelleni poreilleni
essive poreenani poreinani
translative poreekseni poreikseni
abessive poreettani poreittani
instructive
comitative poreineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative poreesi poreesi
accusative nom. poreesi poreesi
gen. poreesi
genitive poreesi poreidesi
poreittesi
partitive porettasi poreitasi
inessive poreessasi poreissasi
elative poreestasi poreistasi
illative poreeseesi poreisiisi
poreihisi
adessive poreellasi poreillasi
ablative poreeltasi poreiltasi
allative poreellesi poreillesi
essive poreenasi poreinasi
translative poreeksesi poreiksesi
abessive poreettasi poreittasi
instructive
comitative poreinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative poreemme poreemme
accusative nom. poreemme poreemme
gen. poreemme
genitive poreemme poreidemme
poreittemme
partitive porettamme poreitamme
inessive poreessamme poreissamme
elative poreestamme poreistamme
illative poreeseemme poreisiimme
poreihimme
adessive poreellamme poreillamme
ablative poreeltamme poreiltamme
allative poreellemme poreillemme
essive poreenamme poreinamme
translative poreeksemme poreiksemme
abessive poreettamme poreittamme
instructive
comitative poreinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative poreenne poreenne
accusative nom. poreenne poreenne
gen. poreenne
genitive poreenne poreidenne
poreittenne
partitive porettanne poreitanne
inessive poreessanne poreissanne
elative poreestanne poreistanne
illative poreeseenne poreisiinne
poreihinne
adessive poreellanne poreillanne
ablative poreeltanne poreiltanne
allative poreellenne poreillenne
essive poreenanne poreinanne
translative poreeksenne poreiksenne
abessive poreettanne poreittanne
instructive
comitative poreinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative poreensa poreensa
accusative nom. poreensa poreensa
gen. poreensa
genitive poreensa poreidensa
poreittensa
partitive porettaan
porettansa
poreitaan
poreitansa
inessive poreessaan
poreessansa
poreissaan
poreissansa
elative poreestaan
poreestansa
poreistaan
poreistansa
illative poreeseensa poreisiinsa
poreihinsa
adessive poreellaan
poreellansa
poreillaan
poreillansa
ablative poreeltaan
poreeltansa
poreiltaan
poreiltansa
allative poreelleen
poreellensa
poreilleen
poreillensa
essive poreenaan
poreenansa
poreinaan
poreinansa
translative poreekseen
poreeksensa
poreikseen
poreiksensa
abessive poreettaan
poreettansa
poreittaan
poreittansa
instructive
comitative poreineen
poreinensa

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Etymology edit

From Old French pore, from Latin porus, from Ancient Greek πόρος (póros, passage).

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Noun edit

pore m (plural pores)

  1. pore (small opening in the skin)
  2. (by extension) small opening of any kind

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Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek πόρος (póros, passage).

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pore f or m (definite singular pora or poren, indefinite plural porer, definite plural porene)

  1. a pore (e.g. in the skin)

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Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek πόρος (póros, passage).

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pore f (definite singular pora, indefinite plural porer, definite plural porene)

  1. a pore (e.g. in the skin)

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Borrowed from Latin porus, from Ancient Greek πόρος (póros, passage).

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pore oblique singularm (oblique plural pores, nominative singular pores, nominative plural pore)

  1. pore (small opening in skin)

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pore f

  1. feminine plural of poro

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pore

  1. a type of ghost, apparition with glowing red eyes which wanders through jungles or villages

References edit

  • Lizot, Jacques (2004) Diccionario enciclopédico de la lengua yãnomãmɨ (in Spanish), Vicariato apostólico de Puerto Ayacucho, →ISBN