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ord

See also: Ord and òrd

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Abbreviation [please replace this header]Edit

ord, Ord.

  1. order
  2. (law) ordinance

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English ord, from Old English ord (point, spear-point, spear, source, beginning, front, vanguard), from Proto-Germanic *uzdaz (point), from Proto-Indo-European *wes- (to stick, prick, pierce, sting) + Proto-Indo-European *dʰe- (to set, place). Cognate with North Frisian od (tip, place, beginning), Dutch oord (place, region), German Ort (location, place, position), Danish od (a point), Swedish udd (a point, prick), Icelandic oddur (tip, point of a weapon, leader). See also odd.

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NounEdit

ord (plural ords)

  1. (now chiefly UK dialectal) A point.
  2. (now chiefly UK dialectal) A point of origin; a beginning.
    • 1897, Frank Cowan, The millionaire:
      "[...] But such is life — hard upon hard from ord to end; and if I had not been made of the best of neat-leather, the longer in water the tougher, I would have melted away with my tears long ago!"
    • 1924, Esmoreit, Adriaan Jacob Barnouw, An ingenious play of Esmoreit: the king's son of Sicily:
      [...] Tell me wholly as it was From ord to end how it did pass When first your father was of me ware.
  3. (now chiefly UK dialectal) A point of land; a promontory.
    • 1900, Cai.:
      When a man came from Sutherland into Caithness over the Ord [of Caithness, in the southern tip of the county], he was called an ord-louper .
  4. (now chiefly UK dialectal) The point or edge of a weapon.
    Saul drew his sword, And ran even upon the ord. — Cursor Mundi.
    And touched him with the spear's ord. — Romance of Sir Otuel.
    • 1814, Henry William Weber, Robert Jamieson, Sir Walter Scott, Illustrations of northern antiquities:
      Hadubraht, the son of Hiltibrant, said, "Gladly gifts should be received; ord (spear's point) against ord.
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DanishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse orð, from Proto-Germanic *wurdą, from Proto-Indo-European *werdʰo- (word).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ord n (singular definite ordet, plural indefinite ord)

  1. A word.

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InflectionEdit


IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish ord, ordd.

NounEdit

ord m (genitive oird, nominative plural oird)

  1. sledgehammer
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish ord, ordd, from Latin ōrdō.

NounEdit

ord m (genitive oird, nominative plural oird)

  1. (religion, agriculture, etc.) order
  2. sequence, arrangement
  3. (literary) ordered manner, rule
  4. (literary) function
  5. (ecclesiastical) prescribed form of service
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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ord n-ord hord t-ord
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English ord. Akin to Old Frisian ord "place, point", Old Saxon ord "point", Old High German ort "point, beginning", Old Norse oddr "point of a weapon". More at odd

NounEdit

ord

  1. a point
  2. the point of a weapon
  3. a point of origin, beginning

DescendantsEdit


NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse orð, from Proto-Germanic *wurdą, from Proto-Indo-European *werdʰo- (word). Cognates include Danish ord, Swedish ord, German Wort, and English word.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ord n

  1. word (a distinct unit of language with a particular meaning)
    Jeg forstår ikke dette ordet.
    I can’t understand this word.
  2. word (something promised)
    Jeg gir deg mitt ord på at jeg skal være der i tide.
    I give you my word that I will be there on time.
  3. word (a discussion)
    Kunne vi få et ord med deg?
    Could we have a word with you?
  4. reputation
    Han har godt ord på seg.
    He has a good reputation.
  5. (definite singular only) a permission to speak
    Jeg overlater ordet til min kollega.
    I’ll let my colleague speak.

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Proto-Germanic *uzdaz, from Proto-Indo-European *wes- (stab). Cognates with Middle Dutch ort (Dutch oord), Old High German ort (German Ort), Old Norse oddr (Icelandic oddur, Swedish udd, Danish od).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ord m

  1. point (especially of a weapon)
  2. point of origin, beginning
  3. front; vanguard, chief

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RomanschEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin foras de

AdverbEdit

ord

  1. outside

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse orð, from Proto-Germanic *wurdą, from Proto-Indo-European *werdʰo- (word).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ord n (plural ord, definite singular ordet, definite plural orden)

  1. (linguistics) word; A distinct unit of language (sounds in speech or written letters) with a particular meaning, composed of one or more morphemes, and also of one or more phonemes that determine its sound pattern.
  2. Something promised.
  3. (computing) A numerical value with a bit width native to the machine.

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