See also: Pore, póré, pôre, and -pore

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EnglishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

pore ‎(plural pores)

  1. A tiny opening in the skin.
  2. By extension any small opening or interstice, especially one of many, or one allowing the passage of a fluid.
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Etymology 2Edit

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), Swedish dialectal 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.

VerbEdit

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, The Last Man, part 1, chapter 10
      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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CornishEdit

NounEdit

pore

  1. Hard mutation of bore.

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /poːrə/, [ˈpʰoːɐ]

NounEdit

pore c (singular definite poren, plural indefinite porer)

  1. pore (a tiny opening in the skin)

InflectionEdit


FinnishEdit

NounEdit

pore

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

DeclensionEdit

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
instructive porein
abessive poreetta poreitta
comitative poreineen

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

pore m ‎(plural pores)

  1. pore (small opening in skin)
  2. by extension, small openings

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πόρος(póros, passage).

NounEdit

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

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

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πόρος(póros, passage).

NounEdit

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

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

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

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

  1. pore (small opening in skin)

VenetianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pore f

  1. feminine plural of poro