Origin of ourMiddle English ure from Old English ure, earlier user, genitive of us (see us), akin to German unser
An example of our is the house of a couple.
adjectiveThe possessive form of we
Origin of ourMiddle English from Old English ūre ; see nes-2 in Indo-European roots.
From Middle English oure, from Old English Å«re, Å«ser (“our"), from Proto-Germanic *unseraz (“of us, our"), from Proto-Indo-European *no-s-ero- (“our"). Cognate with West Frisian Ãºs (“our"), Low German uns (“our"), Dutch onze (“our"), German unser (“our"), Danish vor (“our").
- Eye dialect spelling of hour.
- In a profound way, our lives will be better.
- We are already well on our way.
- A result of our actions?
- But our dear mother waits on us herself.
- It is never too late to give up our prejudices.