See also: donner

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First attested in the 1823 poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas”. Named from Dutch donder (thunder), and perhaps influenced by the German form Donner.

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Donner

  1. The seventh reindeer of Santa Claus.

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Santa Claus's reindeer

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German doner, donre, donder (also -u-), from Old High German thonar, donar, *duner (attested in compounds), from Proto-Germanic *þunraz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)tenh₂-. Cognate with Dutch donder, English thunder.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɔnɐ/
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Donner m (genitive Donners, plural Donner)

  1. thunder

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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German doner (specifically the variants dunre or dunder), from Old High German donar, *duner.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdoneʀ/, [ˈdonɐ]

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Donner m (uncountable)

  1. thunder

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