An example of our is the house of a couple.
Origin of ourMiddle English ure from Old English ure, earlier user, genitive of us (see us), akin to German unser
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.