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3 letters words from 'pur'

PUR 5URP 5

2 letters words from 'pur'

UP 4UR 2

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Definitions and meaning of pur

pur

Noun

pur (plural purs)

  1. Dated form of purr (low murmuring sound as of a cat)
    • 1895, Jacob Mendes Da Costa, Medical diagnosis (page 294)
      The first — called by Laennec, from its resemblance to the pur of a cat, the purring tremor — is nearly always indicative of a valvular lesion. The second is caused by the to-and-fro motion of a roughened pericardium.

Verb

pur (third-person singular simple present purs, present participle purring, simple past and past participle purred)

  1. Dated form of purr
    • (Can we date this quote by John G. C. Brainard and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      And there the wild-cat purs amid her brood.
    • 1840, The Visitor: Or, Monthly Instructor (page 182)
      It appears to me, past all doubt, that its [the goatsucker's] notes are formed by organic impulse, by the parts of its windpipe formed for sound, just as cats pur.

Anagrams

  • Pru, RUP, U-RP, urp

Alemannic German

Alternative forms

  • pour, pür
  • Puur

Etymology

From Middle High German būre, gibūre, from Old High German gibūro, from būr (peasant). Cognate with German Bauer, Dutch buur, English bower.

Noun

pur m

  1. (Gressoney, Carcoforo) farmer

References

  • “pur” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Catalan

Etymology

From Old Occitan pur, from Latin pūrus.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈpur/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈpuɾ/
  • Rhymes: -uɾ

Adjective

pur (feminine pura, masculine plural purs, feminine plural pures)

  1. pure
  2. not contaminated
  3. innocent
  4. authentic, genuine

Antonyms

  • impur

Derived terms

  • puresa
  • puritat

Further reading

  • “pur” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Cornish

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle English pur (pure), from Old French pur (pure).

Pronunciation

  • (Revived Middle Cornish) IPA(key): /pyːr/
  • (Revived Late Cornish) IPA(key): /piːr/

Adjective

pur

  1. pure, absolute

Mutation

References


Dalmatian

Alternative forms

  • puor

Etymology

From Latin pāret, third person singular present active indicative of pareō.

Verb

pur

  1. to appear

French

Etymology

From Middle French pur, from Old French pur, from Latin pūrus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pyʁ/
  • Rhymes: -yʁ

Adjective

pur (feminine singular pure, masculine plural purs, feminine plural pures)

  1. pure (unspoilt)
  2. pure (undiluted)

Derived terms

Further reading

  • “pur” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

German

Etymology

From Late Middle High German pūr (14th c.), from Latin pūrus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /puːr/, [pu(ː)ɐ̯]
  • Rhymes: -uːɐ̯

Adjective

pur (comparative purer, superlative am pursten)

  1. pure, mere, sheer (nothing other than)
    Synonyms: rein, blank, bloß, schier
  2. pure (not mixed with another ingredient)
    Synonyms: rein, unverdünnt, unvermischt
  3. (rare) pure (not polluted or sullied)
    Synonyms: rein, sauber, schadstofffrei, unverdorben

Usage notes

  • As a more flexible equivalent for English pure use the adjective rein, especially in moral and other figurative senses.
  • Due to the semantic constraints, the compared forms, especially the comparative purer, are infrequent.

Declension

Further reading

  • pur in Duden online

Interlingua

Adjective

pur (comparative plus pur, superlative le plus pur)

  1. pure

Italian

Adverb

pur

  1. Apocopic form of pure

Conjunction

pur

  1. Apocopic form of pure

Norman

Etymology

From Old French pur, from Latin pūrus.

Adjective

pur m

  1. (Jersey) pure

Derived terms


Old French

Etymology 1

From Latin pūrus.

Adjective

pur m (oblique and nominative feminine singular pure)

  1. pure
Declension
Descendants
  • French: pur
    • Romanian: pur
  • Norman: pur
  • Middle English: pure, pur, puyr, pore, poure, peure, puȝr, puir, puire, puyre
    • Scots: puir, pure
    • English: pure
    • Cornish: pur

Etymology 2

See por

Preposition

pur

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of por

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pur/

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Latin pūrus, French pur.

Adjective

pur m or n (feminine singular pură, masculine plural puri, feminine and neuter plural pure)

  1. pure, clean, clear
  2. mere
Declension

See also

  • clar, curat, fin, cast

Etymology 2

Variant of por. Probably from Latin porrum.

Noun

pur m (plural puri)

  1. sand leek (Allium rotundum)
  2. serpent's garlic

Declension


Romansch

Etymology 1

From Latin pūrus

Alternative forms

  • (Puter, Vallader) pür

Adjective

pur m (feminine singular pura, masculine plural purs, feminine plural puras)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Surmiran) pure
Synonyms
  • (Sutsilvan) spir

Etymology 2

Of Germanic origin, cognate with German Bauer, Dutch boer.

Noun

pur m (plural purs)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Puter) peasant, farmer
  2. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Puter, Vallader, chess) pawn
Alternative forms
  • (Surmiran) pour
  • (Vallader) paur (peasant, farmer)

Swedish

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin pūrus.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ʉːr

Adjective

pur (not comparable)

  1. (somewhat dated) pure

Declension

See also

  • pur förvåning
  • purpur

Further reading

  • pur in Svenska Akademiens ordlista över svenska språket (13th ed., online)

Welsh

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin pūrus.

Pronunciation

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /pɨːr/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /piːr/

Adjective

pur (feminine singular pur, plural pur, equative pured, comparative purach, superlative puraf)

  1. pure

Mutation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • to utter a low, vibrant sound.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)