See also: dorn and dòrn

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German dorn, from Old High German dorn, from Proto-Germanic *þurnuz, from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nós, from *(s)ter- (stiff). Compare Low German Doorn; Durn (Mecklenburgisch-Vorpommersch); Däörn (Münsterländisch), Dutch doorn, English thorn, Danish torn, Gothic 𐌸𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌽𐌿𐍃 (þaurnus).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dɔʁn/, [dɔʁn], [dɔɐ̯n]
  • Rhymes: -ɔʁn
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NounEdit

Dorn m (genitive Dornes or Dorns, plural Dornen, Dorne, or (archaic) Dörner, diminutive Dörnchen n)

  1. thorn

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Further readingEdit

  • Dorn in Duden online