English edit

Etymology edit

See for.

Preposition edit

vor

  1. Pronunciation spelling of for.
    • c. 1603–1606, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of King Lear”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies [] (First Folio), London: [] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, →OCLC, [Act IV, scene vi]:
      Edgar: Ch'ill pick your teeth, zir: come; no matter vor your foins.
    • 1853, May 20, anonymous author, “Self-sustenance; or, the Lost Pet”, in Punch[1], page 209:
      I zays enough to make thee grin: / Thee doesn't look vor much good out o'n.

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Preposition edit

vor

  1. Unstressed form of vòr (for).

Cornish edit

Noun edit

vor

  1. Soft mutation of mor.

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈvor]
  • Hyphenation: vor
  • Rhymes: -or

Noun edit

vor m inan (related adjective vorový)

  1. raft

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nouns

Further reading edit

  • vor in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • vor in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • vor in Internetová jazyková příručka

Danish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse várr (our).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /vɔr/, [ˈʋɒ], [ʋɒ]

Pronoun edit

vor (neuter vort, plural vore)

  1. (formal) our, ours

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German edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Middle High German vore, vor, from Old High German fora. Cognate with Dutch voor. Compare English fore.

Pronunciation edit

Preposition edit

vor

  1. in front of, ahead of (relative location in space)
  2. before, prior to, ahead of (relative location in time)
  3. ago (location in the past relative to the present)
    vor drei Tagenthree days ago
    vor einiger Zeita while ago
  4. from, against (a threat or negative outcome)
    Er konnte vor dem Tsunami nicht mehr fliehen.He couldn't escape (from) the tsunami.
    Du hast mich vorm Ertrinken gerettet.You saved me from drowning.
    vor Verlusten schützento protect against losses
    sich vor jemandem versteckento hide from somebody
  5. (what) with, (out) of (stating cause)
    vor Freude weinento cry with joy
    Ich sterbe vor Durst.I'm dying of thirst.
    Ich kann dich vor all dem Rauch gar nicht sehen.
    I can't even see you, what with all the smoke.
    Vor lauter Angst traute sich keiner im Raum mehr zu atmen.
    Nobody in the room dared to breathe out of sheer fright.

Usage notes edit

Like most German prepositions of place and time, vor expresses fixed location with a dative complement and movement (change of location) with an accusative.

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Icelandic edit

 
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Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse vár.

Noun edit

vor n (genitive singular vors, nominative plural vor)

  1. spring (the season)
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See also edit

Seasons in Icelandic · árstíðir (layout · text) · category
vor (spring) sumar (summer) haust (autumn) vetur (winter)

Etymology 2 edit

From Old Norse várr.

Determiner edit

vor

  1. (formal) our, ours
    Mannorð vort liggur við.
    Our reputation is at stake.
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Etymology 3 edit

See vér.

Pronoun edit

vor

  1. genitive of vér
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Icelandic honorific pronouns
plural first person second person
nominative vér þér
accusative oss yður
dative oss yður
genitive vor yðar

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vor m (definite singular voren, indefinite plural vorer, definite plural vorene)

  1. Alternative form of vorr

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Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

vor m (definite singular voren, indefinite plural vorar, definite plural vorane)

  1. Alternative form of vorr

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Verb edit

vor

  1. third-person plural present indicative of vrea
    ce vor fac eu?
    what do they want me to do?

Verb edit

(ele/ei) vor (modal auxiliary, third-person plural form of vrea, used with infinitives to form future indicative tenses)

  1. (they) will
    bănuiesc vor vrea fac eu ceva pentru ei
    I guess they will want me to do something for them

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Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Middle English vor, from Old English for, from Proto-West Germanic *furi.

Preposition edit

vor

  1. for

References edit

  • Jacob Poole (d. 1827) (before 1828) William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, published 1867, page 76