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English - Etymology

From Middle English _povre_, _povere_, from Old French (and Anglo-Norman) _povre_, _poure_ (Modern French _pauvre_), from Latin _pauper_ (English _pauper_), from Old Latin *_pavo-pars_ (“getting little”), from Proto-Indo-European _*ph₁w-_ (“smallness”). Cognate with Old English _fēawa_ (“little, few”). Displaced native Middle English _earm_, _arm_ (“poor”) (from Old English _earm_; See arm), Middle English _wantsum, wantsome_ (“poor, needy”) (from Old Norse _vant_ (“deficiency, lack, want”), Middle English _unlede_ (“poor”) (from Old English _unlǣde_, Middle English _unweli, unwely_ (“poor, unwealthy”) (from Old English _un-_ + _weliġ_ (“well-to-do, prosperous, rich”).

From Middle English povre, povere, from Old French (and Anglo-Norman) povre, poure (Modern French pauvre), from Latin pauper (English pauper), from Old Latin *pavo-pars (getting little), from Proto-Indo-European *ph₁w- (smallness). Cognate with Old English fēawa (little, few). Displaced native Middle English earm, arm (poor) (from Old English earm; See arm), Middle English wantsum, wantsome (poor, needy) (from Old Norse vant (deficiency, lack, want), Middle English unlede (poor) (from Old English unlǣde, Middle English unweli, unwely (poor, unwealthy) (from Old English un- + weliġ (well-to-do, prosperous, rich).

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* (Australia) IPA(key): /pɔə/ * (Received Pronunciation) * IPA(key): /pɔː(ɹ)/, /pʊə/ * (US) * IPA(key): /pʊɹ/, /pɔɹ/ * Rhymes: -ʊə(ɹ), Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ) * Homophones: pour, pore (with the pour-poor merger) * Homophone: paw (in some non-rhotic accents)

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POOR (_comparative_ POORER, _superlative_ POOREST) * With little or no possessions or money. _We were so POOR that we couldn't afford shoes._ * Of low quality. _That was a POOR performance._ * To be pitied. _Oh you POOR little thing._ * 1915, Mrs. Belloc Lowndes, _The Lodger_, chapter I: Thanks to that penny he had just spent so recklessly [on a newspaper] he would pass a happy hour, taken, for once, out of his anxious, despondent, miserable self. It irritated him shrewdly to know that these moments of respite from carking care would not be shared with his POOR wife, with careworn, troubled Ellen. * Deficient in a specified way. _Cow's milk is POOR in iron._ * Inadequate, insufficient. _I received a POOR reward for all my hard work._ * Edmund Calamy (1600-1666) That I have wronged no man will be a POOR plea or apology at the last day. * Free from self-assertion; not proud or arrogant; meek. * Bible, Matthew v.3 Blessed are the POOR in spirit. SYNONYMS * (little or no possessions): impoverished, wealthless, arm * (of low quality): inferior * (to be pitied): pitiable, arm * See also Wikisaurus:impoverished * See also Wikisaurus:unhappy ANTONYMS * (having little or no possessions): rich * (of low quality): good * (deficient in a specified way): rich * (inadequate): adequate DERIVED TERMS RELATED TERMS * few * paucal * pauci- * paucity * pauper TRANSLATIONS

poor (comparative poorer, superlative poorest)

  1. With little or no possessions or money.
    We were so poor that we couldn't afford shoes.
  2. Of low quality.
    That was a poor performance.
  3. To be pitied.
    Oh you poor little thing.
  4. Deficient in a specified way.
    Cow's milk is poor in iron.
  5. Inadequate, insufficient.
    I received a poor reward for all my hard work.
  6. Free from self-assertion; not proud or arrogant; meek.

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POOR (_plural only_) * (with "the") Those who have little or no possessions or money, taken as a group. _The POOR are always with us._ TRANSLATIONS

poor (plural only)

  1. (with "the") Those who have little or no possessions or money, taken as a group.
    The poor are always with us.

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* roop

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Limburgish - Etymology

From Walloon _porea_

From Walloon porea

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Limburgish - Noun

POOR m * leek

poor m

  1. leek

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Old French - Noun

POOR f (_oblique plural_ POORS, _nominative singular_ POOR, _nominative plural_ POORS) * fear

poor f (oblique plural poors, nominative singular poor, nominative plural poors)

  1. fear


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