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See also humør, and humör

English

Pronunciation

(US) SAMPA: /hjumO@r/

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Noun

Singular
humor

Plural
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  1. (uncountable) Something funny, e.g. a joke, satire, or parody.
    He treated the sensitive subject with enough humor that no one was offended.
  2. (archaic) Four fluids (blood, yellow bile, black bile and phlegm) that were believed to control the health and mood of the human body.
    M. Le Page Du Pratz, History of Louisisana (PG), p. 40
    For some days a fistula lacrymalis had come into my left eye, which discharged an humour, when pressed, that portended danger.
  3. (uncountable) A mood, especially a bad mood.
    He was in a particularly vile humor that afternoon.
  4. (medicine) Either of the two regions of liquid within the eyeball, the aqueous humour and vitreous humour.

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Verb

Infinitive
to humor

Third person singular
-

Simple past
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Past participle
-

Present participle
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to humor (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive): To pacify by indulging.
    I know you don't believe my story, but humor me for a minute and imagine it to be true.

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Czech

Noun

humor m.

  1. humor (US), humour (UK) (source of amusement)

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Hungarian

Pronunciation

Noun

humor (plural humorok)

  1. humour, humor

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Latin

Verb

humor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of humō.

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈxumɔr]

Noun

humor m. [[Category:Template:lang:pl nouns|humor]]

  1. humour
  2. mood (mental state)

Declension

Singular Plural
Nominative humor humory
Genitive humoru humorów
Dative humorowi humorom
Accusative humor humory
Instrumental humorem humorami
Locative humorze humorach
Vocative humorze humory

Portuguese

Noun

humor m.

  1. mood (mental state)


This Portuguese entry was created from the translations listed at mood. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see humor in the Portuguese Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008


Spanish

Noun

humor m. (plural humores)

Singular
humor m.

Plural
humores m.

  1. mood
  2. humor

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