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Од Средњи Енглески houre, hour, oure, од Anglo-Norman houre, од Стари Француски houre, (h)ore, од Латински hōra (hour), од Антички Грчки ὥρα (hṓra, any time or period, whether of the year, month, or day), од Proto-Indo-European *yeh₁- (year, season). Akin to Стари Енглески ġēar (year). Дублети of hora and year.

Displaced native Средњи Енглески stunde, stound (hour, moment, stound) (од Стари Енглески stund (hour, time, moment)), Средњи Енглески ȝetid, tid (hour, time) од Стари Енглески *ġetīd, compare Old Saxon getīd (hour, time).



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hour (plural hours)

  1. A time period of sixty minutes; one twenty-fourth of a day.
    I spent an hour at lunch.
    • 1661, John Fell, The Life of the most learned, reverend and pious Dr. H. Hammond[1]:
      During the whole time of his abode in the university he generally spent thirteen hours of the day in study; by which assiduity besides an exact dispatch of the whole course of philosophy, he read over in a manner all classic authors that are extant []
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  2. A season, moment, or time.
    • c. 1829, Edgar Allan Poe, “Alone”, in (Please provide the book title or journal name)[2]:
      From childhood's hour I have not been / As others were; I have not seen / As others saw; I could not bring / My passions from a common spring.
    • Шаблон:RQ:Grey Riders
      Now will be a good hour to show you Milly Erne's grave.
  3. (poetic) The time.
    The hour grows late and I must go home.
  4. (military, in the plural) Used after a two-digit hour and a two-digit minute to indicate time.
    • 2000, T. C. G. James, edited by Sebastian Cox, The Battle of Britain, →ISBN:
      By 1300 hours the position was fairly clear.
  5. (Christianity, in the plural) The set times of prayer, the canonical hours, the offices or services prescribed for these, or a book containing them.
  6. (chiefly US) A distance that can be traveled in one hour.
    This place is an hour away from where I live.


  • (period of sixty minutes, a season or moment): stound (obsolete); microcentury (humorous approximation)

Derived terms

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  • Ток Писин: aua
  • Hausa: awa



  • rohu (alphagram horu)

Middle English

Etymology 1



  1. Alternative form of houre

Etymology 2



  1. Alternative form of oure

Etymology 3



  1. Alternative form of your