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Definition for: hour

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English

Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.
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Pronunciation

  • British, Australian, etc.
    • AHD: ouə(r)
    • IPA: /aʊə(ɹ)/
    • SAMPA: /aU@(r)/
  • US, Canadian, etc.
    • AHD: our
    • IPA: /aʊɹ/
    • SAMPA: /aUr/
  • Rhymes: -aʊə(r)

Etymology

Via Middle English, from Old French heure , from Latin hōra "hour", from Ancient Greek hώρα ( hora ) "any time or period, whether of the year, month, or day".

Homophones

Noun

hour ( plural: hours)

  1. A time period of sixty minutes; one twenty-fourth of a day.

Derived terms

Translations

  • Albanian: orë f
  • Arabic: ساعة (sāʕa) f .
  • Basque: ordu
  • Bosnian: sat m .
  • Breton: eur f . , eurioù pl . , eureier, eurvezh f . , eurvezhioù pl .
  • Bulgarian: час (čas) m .
  • Catalan: hora f . ^
  • Chinese: 小時, 小时 (xiǎoshí)
  • Croatian: sat m . , ura f . , čas m .
  • Dutch: uur n . , stonde f .
  • Esperanto: horo
  • Finnish: tunti (Suomi)
  • French: heure f .
  • German: Stunde f . , Uhr f .
  • Greek, Ancient: ὥρα (hóra) f .
  • Greek, Modern: ώρα (óra) f .
  • Hebrew: שעה (shah-AH)
  • Hindi: घंटा (gha.nt'ā)
  • Hungarian: óra
  • Icelandic: klukkustund, klukkutími
  • Indonesian: jam
  • Interlingua: hora
  • Italian: ora f .
  • Japanese: 時 (じ, ji), 時間 (じかん, jikan)
  • Korean: 시 [時] (si)
  • Kurdish: seet, 60 deqe
  • Lithuanian: valanda f .
  • Latvian: stunda f .
  • Malay: jam
  • Norwegian: time
  • Ojibwe: diba'igan
  • Polish: godzina f .
  • Portuguese: hora f .
  • Punjabi ਘੰਟਾ (ghaṇṭā)
  • Romanian: oră f . , ceas m . and f .
  • Russian: час (čas) f .
  • Scottish Gaelic: uair
  • Slovene: ura f .
  • Spanish: hora f .
  • Swedish: timme
  • Telugu: గంట (gaMTa)
  • Turkish: saat
  • Urdu: گھنٹا (gha.nt'ā), گھنٹہ (gha.nt'a)
  • Welsh: awr f .
  • Yiddish: שעה (shah)

Other Translations for "hour"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codehour
Hexe8 6f f5 72
Pig Latinourhay

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