See also: Dort and dört

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English dort (found in compound cankerdort), of unknown origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dort (plural dorts)

  1. (Britain dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) A sulky or sullen mood; the sulks.

Usage notesEdit

  • Usually used in the plural, the dorts.

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VerbEdit

dort (third-person singular simple present dorts, present participle dorting, simple past and past participle dorted)

  1. (intransitive) To become pettish; sulk.

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CimbrianEdit

PrepositionEdit

dort

  1. Alternative form of dor

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

German Torte

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈdort]
  • (file)

NounEdit

dort m

  1. cake

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Further readingEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

dort

  1. third-person singular present indicative of dormir

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GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • dorten (dialectal or poetic; overall very rare)

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German doret.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dɔrt/, [dɔʁt], [dɔɐ̯t], [dɔːt]
  • (file)

AdverbEdit

dort

  1. there, yonder

Usage notesEdit

  • Dort is seldom ever heard in non-formal speech in some regions of Germany, chiefly the west and north. The synonym da is overall more frequent, although dort is quite common in eastern Germany, southern Germany, and Austria.
  • In literary German, dort is usual in all regions.

SynonymsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • dort in Duden online