Wt/sco/poor

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Scots[edit]

Verb[edit]

  1. (transitive) Tae cause tae flowe in a stream, as a liquid or onything flowin lik a liquid, either oot o a veshel or intae it.

Noon[edit]

  1. (colloquial) A stream, or something lik a stream; especially a fluid o precipitation.

Inglis[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Frae Middle Inglis povre, povere, frae Old French (an Anglo-Norman) povre, poure (Modren French pauvre), frae Laitin pauper (Inglis pauper), frae Old Latin *pavo-pars (literally getting little), frae Proto-Indo-European *ph₁w- (smawness). Cognate wi Old English fēawa (little, few). Displaced native Middle Inglis earm, arm (poor) (frae Old English earm; See arm), Middle Inglis wantsum, wantsome (puir, needy) (frae Old Norse vant (deficiency, lack, want), Middle Inglis unlede (puir) (frae Old English unlǣde, Middle Inglis unweli, unwely (puir, unwalthy) (frae Old English un- + weliġ (well-tae-dae, prosperous, rich).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

poor (comparative Wt/sco/poorer, superlative Wt/sco/poorest)

  1. puir in quality or walth

Limburgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Frae Walloon porea.

Noun[edit]

poor m

  1. leek

Auld French[edit]

Noun[edit]

poor f (oblique plural Wt/sco/poors, nominative singular Wt/sco/poor, nominative plural Wt/sco/poors)

  1. fear