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3 letters words from 'ore'

ORE 3REO 3
ROE 3 

2 letters words from 'ore'

ER 2OE 2
OR 2RE 2

All 3 letters words made out of ore

ore roe oer eor reo ero

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Definitions and meaning of ore

ore

Etymology

From Middle English or, oor, blend of Old English ōra (ore, unwrought metal) and ār (brass, copper, bronze), the first a derivate of ear (earth), the second from Proto-Germanic *aiz (cognates Old Norse eir (brass, copper), German ehern (of metal, of iron), Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐌶 (aiz, ore)), from Proto-Indo-European *áyos, h₂éyos. Compare Dutch oer (ferrous hardpan; bog iron ore). Confer Latin aes (bronze, copper), Avestan 𐬀𐬌𐬌𐬀𐬵(aiiah), Sanskrit अयस् (áyas, copper, iron).

Pronunciation

  • (General American) enPR: ôr, IPA(key): /ɔɹ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɔː/
  • (rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) enPR: ōr, IPA(key): /o(ː)ɹ/
  • (non-rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) IPA(key): /oə/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)
  • Homophones: oar, o'er; or (in accents with the horse-hoarse merger); aw, awe (in non-rhotic accents with the horse–hoarse merger)

Noun

ore (countable and uncountable, plural ores)

  1. Rock or other material that contains valuable or utilitarian materials; primarily a rock containing metals or gems for which it is typically mined and processed.

Translations

See also

  • ore on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • EOR, REO, ROE, Roe, o'er, roe

Afrikaans

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [uə̯ɾə]

Noun

ore

  1. plural of oor

Basque

Noun

ore

  1. dough

Galician

Verb

ore

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of orar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of orar

Guaraní

Pronoun

ore

  1. us
  2. our

See also


Italian

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ore

Noun

ore f

  1. plural of ora

Anagrams

  • ero, Ero, reo

Japanese

Romanization

ore

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おれ

Latin

Noun

ōre n

  1. ablative singular of ōs

References

  • ore in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch ōra, from Proto-Germanic *ausô.

Noun

ôre n

  1. ear

Descendants

  • Dutch: oor
    • Afrikaans: oor
  • Limburgish: oear

Further reading

  • “ore”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “ore (I)”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page I

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English ūr.

Noun

ore

  1. Alternative form of oure (aurochs)

Etymology 2

From Old English ūre.

Determiner

ore

  1. Alternative form of oure

References

  • “our(e (pron.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 11 May 2018.

Etymology 3

From Old English ēower.

Determiner

ore

  1. Alternative form of youre

References

  • “your (pron.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 20 May 2018.

Etymology 4

From Old English heora.

Determiner

ore

  1. (chiefly early and West Midland dialectal) Alternative form of here (their)
References
  • “her(e (pron.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 12 June 2018.

Etymology 5

From Old English horu, horh.

Noun

ore

  1. Alternative form of hore (muck)

Middle French

Etymology

Old French ore.

Adverb

ore

  1. now

Descendants

  • French: or

Middle High German

Etymology

From Old High German ōra, from Proto-Germanic *ausô.

Noun

ore n

  1. ear

Descendants

  • Alemannic German: Oor
  • Bavarian: Oar
  • Central Franconian: Uhr, Ohr
    • Hunsrik: Oher
    • Luxembourgish: Ouer
  • German: Ohr
  • Rhine Franconian:
    Pennsylvania German: Ohr
  • Vilamovian: ür
  • Yiddish: אויער(oyer)

Middle Low German

Etymology

From Old Saxon ōra, from Proto-Germanic *ausô.

Pronunciation

  • Stem vowel: ô²
    • (originally) IPA(key): /ɔːrə/

Noun

ôre n

  1. ear

Descendants

  • Low German: Ohr
    • Dutch Low Saxon: oor
    • German Low German: Or, Ur
      Plautdietsch: Oa, Ua

Novial

Noun

ore c (plural ores)

  1. gold

Old English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈo.re/

Noun

ore f

  1. A mine, place in which ore is dug

Declension

Derived terms

  • īsernōre (iron mine)

Related terms

  • ōra (ore)
  • gyldenweċġ (gold mine)

Old French

Etymology 1

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Alternative forms

  • or, ores

Adverb

ore

  1. now
Descendants
  • French: or (archaic)

Etymology 2

From Latin hōra, from Ancient Greek ὥρα (hṓra).

Alternative forms

  • hore, eure, heure, eur, heur

Noun

ore f (oblique plural ores, nominative singular ore, nominative plural ores)

  1. hour; time, period of the day (period of time)
    • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
      quel haste avez,
      Qui a tel ore vos levez?
      What haste do you have
      That wakes up at this time of day?
Descendants
  • English: hour
  • French: heure
  • Norman: heure, houre (continental Norman), heuthe (Jersey), haeure (Guernsey)

Portuguese

Verb

ore

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of orar
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of orar
  3. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of orar
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of orar

Romanian

Noun

ore f pl

  1. plural of oră

Spanish

Verb

ore

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of orar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of orar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of orar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of orar.

Tarantino

Noun

ore

  1. gold

Source: wiktionary.org
  • rock containing a valuable metal.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)