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orra

orra

English

Adjective

orra (comparative more orra, superlative most orra)

  1. (now Scotland) Superfluous; especially (of people), idle, unemployed, disreputable. [from 16th c.]
    • 1932, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Sunset Song, Polygon 2006 (A Scots Quair), p. 16:
      But the bothy billies, the ploughmen and the orra men of the Mains, they'd never care for gentry except to mock at them [...].

Hungarian

Etymology

orr (nose) + -a (possessive suffix)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈorːɒ]
  • Hyphenation: or‧ra

Noun

orra

  1. third-person singular (single possession) possessive of orr

Declension

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative orra
accusative orrát
dative orrának
instrumental orrával
causal-final orráért
translative orrává
terminative orráig
essive-formal orraként
essive-modal
inessive orrában
superessive orrán
adessive orránál
illative orrába
sublative orrára
allative orrához
elative orrából
delative orráról
ablative orrától

Derived terms


Irish

Pronoun

orra (emphatic orrasan)

  1. Alternative form of orthu

Italian

Verb

orra

  1. third-person singular present indicative of orrare
  2. second-person singular imperative of orrare

Scottish Gaelic

Noun

orra f (plural orrachan)

  1. amulet, enchantment
  2. a charm to effect something wonderful

Related terms

Pronoun

orra

  1. on them

Derived terms

Related terms

See also

References

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)