|Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.|
Via Middle English, from Old French heure, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] hōra (“‘hour’”), from Ancient Greek ὥρα (hora) "any time or period, whether of the year, month, or day".
- (RP, Australia) enPR: ouə(r), IPA: /aʊə(ɹ)/, SAMPA: /aU@(r)/
- (US, Canada) enPR: our, IPA: /aʊɹ/, /aʊɚ/, SAMPA: /aUr/
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- Rhymes: -aʊə(r)
- our (depending on accent)
- A time period of sixty minutes; one twenty-fourth of a day.
- I spent an hour at lunch.
- (poetic) The time.
- The hour grows late and I must go home.