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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German thrōn, trōn, from Old French tron, from Latin thronus, from Ancient Greek θρόνος (thrónos, seat, place of honour).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [tʀoːn]
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  • Rhymes: -oːn

NounEdit

Thron m (genitive Thrones, plural Throne)

  1. throne
  2. (figuratively) the monarchy

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Usage notesEdit

This and other words of Greek origin were unaffected by the spelling reform that changed the "th" in e.g. Thier to "t" (Tier).

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