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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch uur.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

uur (plural ure)

  1. hour

DutchEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

uur n (plural uren, diminutive uurtje n)

  1. an hour, a period of time
    Ze komt over een uur. — She's coming in an hour.
  2. the hour, the time of day
    Wat doe jij op dit uur nog wakker? — What are you doing still awake at this hour?
  3. o'clock
    Het is twaalf uur. — It is twelve o'clock.

Usage notesEdit

The singular form is normally used after numerals. Thus: vele uren lang – for many hours; but: drie uur lang – for three hours.

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