See also: -uur

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch uur.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

uur (plural ure)

  1. hour

DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch ure, from Latin hōra (hour).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /yr/, [yːr]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: uur
  • Rhymes: -yr

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.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: uur
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: juru
  • Negerhollands: uur, yer
    • Virgin Islands Creole: i (dated)
  • Sranan Tongo: yuru

Middle EnglishEdit

PronounEdit

uur

  1. Alternative form of oure

Saterland FrisianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Frisian ōther, from Proto-West Germanic *anþar. Cognates include West Frisian oar and German ander.

DeterminerEdit

uur

  1. other
  2. the next
    Uur Dai geen iek tou dän Winkel.The next day I went to the shop.

PronounEdit

uur

  1. other

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Frisian over, from Proto-West Germanic *obar. Cognates include West Frisian oer and German ober.

PrepositionEdit

uur (neuter or distal adverb deeruur, proximal adverb hieruur, interrogative adverb wieruur)

  1. over
  2. about
  3. (of time) in
    Uur twäin Dege gunge iek tou Spoanjen.In two days I'm going to Spain.
  4. (of amount) over
    Die Film is uur trjo Úre lang.The film is over three hours long.

AdverbEdit

uur

  1. over
  2. (of time) through; long
    Iek waas dän hele Dai uur züük.I was ill the whole day through.
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “uur”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN