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Dur


Dur

,
Adj.
[G., fr. L.
durus
hard, firm, vigorous.]
(Mus.)
Major; in the major mode;
as, C
dur
, that is, C major
.

Definition 2021


Dur

Dur

See also: dur, DUR, dúr, dùr, dûr, dür, and Dür

German

Noun

Dur n (genitive Dur, Durs, no plural)

  1. (music) major

Declension

Antonyms

dur

dur

See also: Dur, DUR, dúr, dùr, dûr, dür, and Dür

English

Adjective

dur (not comparable)

  1. (music, obsolete) major; in the major mode
    C dur


Catalan

Etymology 1

From Latin dūrus, from Proto-Indo-European *deru-, *drew- (hard, fast).

Adjective

dur m (feminine dura, masculine plural durs, feminine plural dures)

  1. hard
  2. difficult
Related terms

Etymology 2

From Latin dūcere, present active infinitive of dūcō, from Proto-Italic *doukō, from Proto-Indo-European *déwketi, from the root *dewk-.

Verb

dur (first-person singular present duc, past participle dut)

  1. to carry
  2. to bring
Conjugation
Related terms

References


French

Etymology

From Latin dūrus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dyʁ/

Adjective

dur m (feminine singular dure, masculine plural durs, feminine plural dures)

  1. hard, tough (difficult to penetrate)
  2. hard (not soft)
  3. hard, tough (not easy, difficult)
  4. harsh (e.g. harsh conditions)
  5. (art) harsh (of a penstroke)

Derived terms

Adverb

dur

  1. hard
    travailler dur ― to work hard

Noun

dur m (plural durs)

  1. firmness, solidity

dur m (plural durs, feminine dure)

  1. hard case (tough person)

Anagrams


Kalasha

Noun

dur

  1. house

Synonyms


Lojban

Rafsi

dur

  1. rafsi of dunra.

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dur/

Noun

dur m inan

  1. (medicine) one of several bacterial diseases including typhus, typhoid fever, recurrent fever and paratyphoid fever

Declension

Derived terms

  • dur brzuszny
  • dur plamisty
  • dur powrotny
  • dur rzekomy

Noun

dur m inan (indeclinable)

  1. (music) major (scale)

Derived terms

  • durowy

Romani

Etymology

Cognate with Hindi दूर (dūr).

Adverb

dur

  1. far

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin dūrus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dur/

Adjective

dur m, n (feminine singular dură, masculine plural duri, feminine and neuter plural dure)

  1. hard, tough
  2. rough, harsh, severe

Declension

Synonyms


Swedish

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ʉːr

Noun

dur c

  1. (music) major scale

Related terms

  • durackord
  • durskala
  • durton
  • durtonard

References


Turkish

Verb

dur

  1. stop (imperative)