See also: vör, voer, Voer, VOR, vor-, and вор

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

See for.

PrepositionEdit

vor

  1. Pronunciation spelling of for.

AnagramsEdit


CimbrianEdit

PrepositionEdit

vor

  1. Unstressed form of vòr (for).

CornishEdit

NounEdit

vor

  1. Soft mutation of mor.

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

vor m inan

  1. raft

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

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

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse várr (our)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vɔr/, [ˈʋɒ], [ʋɒ]

PronounEdit

vor (neuter vort, plural vore)

  1. (formal) our, ours

SynonymsEdit

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GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

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 notesEdit

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

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

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IcelandicEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse vár.

NounEdit

vor n (genitive singular vors, nominative plural vor)

  1. spring (the season)
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

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

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse várr.

DeterminerEdit

vor

  1. (formal) our, ours
    Mannorð vort liggur við.
    Our reputation is at stake.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See vér.

PronounEdit

vor

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

Norwegian BokmålEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. Alternative form of vorr

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. Alternative form of vorr

ReferencesEdit

AnagramsEdit


RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

vor

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

VerbEdit

(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

YolaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PrepositionEdit

vor

  1. for

ReferencesEdit

  • Jacob Poole (1867), 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, page 76