See also: voor-, vóór, and võõr

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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch vore, vor, voor, from Old Dutch fora, fore, from Proto-Germanic *furai. There were originally two distinct Germanic forms, *furai and *furi, which functionally merged in most languages, including Dutch. The form derived from the former became standard in Dutch, while the latter survives as the dialectal form veur.

PrepositionEdit

voor

  1. for
  2. before
  3. in front of
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NounEdit

voor n ‎(plural voors)

  1. pro, advantage
    Hij overwoog het voor en tegen.
    He took the pros and cons into consideration.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch vore, from Old Dutch *furh, from Proto-Germanic *furhs.

NounEdit

voor f ‎(plural voren, diminutive voortje n)

  1. furrow

EstonianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Loaned from Finnish vuori.

NounEdit

voor ‎(genitive voore, partitive voort)

  1. An oval ridge formed under glacier ice.

Etymology 2Edit

From Low German vore.

NounEdit

voor ‎(genitive voori, partitive voori)

  1. A row of trucks
  2. A row

Etymology 3Edit

Unknown. Compare Lithuanian Lithuanian vora.

NounEdit

voor ‎(genitive vooru, partitive vooru)

  1. A phase of a competition
  2. A queue

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