See also: thorn and Thorn

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þorn n ‎(genitive singular þorns, nominative plural þorn)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Þ/þ.

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From Proto-Germanic *þurnuz(thorn, sloe), from Proto-Indo-European *trnus, *tr̥nom < *(s)tern-(thorny bush, thorn), a variant of the base *(s)ter-, *(s)terə-(rigid, stiff). Germanic cognates include Old Saxon thorn (Low German Dorn, Doorn), Dutch doorn, Old High German thorn (German Dorn), Old Norse þorn (Swedish törne), Gothic 𐌸𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌽𐌿𐍃(þaurnus). The Indo-European root is also the source of Old Church Slavonic трънъ(trŭnŭ) (Russian тёрн(tjorn, sloe, blackthorn), Slovak tŕň), Sanskrit तृण(tṛṇa, grass).

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þorn m

  1. thorn; thorny bush
  2. The runic character (/θ/ or /ð/).
  3. The letter Þ, þ (/θ/ or /ð/).

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