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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English ort, from Old English *orǣt (that which is left after eating, literally out-eat), equivalent to or- +‎ eat. Cognate with Middle Low German orte (refuse of food), Middle Dutch ooraete, ooreete, Low German ort (ort), Middle High German urez, German uräß.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ort (plural orts)

  1. (usually in the plural) A fragment; a scrap of leftover food; any remainder; a piece of refuse.
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses:
      Come, Kinch, you have eaten all we left. Ay, I will serve you your orts and offals.
    • 1997, Thomas Pynchon, Mason & Dixon:
      Peace, Grandam,– reclaim thy Ort. The Learnèd One has yet to sink quite that low.

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VerbEdit

ort (third-person singular simple present orts, present participle orting, simple past and past participle orted)

  1. (transitive, dialectal) To turn away from with disgust; refuse.

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DaurEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Mongolic *urtu, compare Mongolian урт (urt).

AdjectiveEdit

ort

  1. long

Etymology 2Edit

From Manchu ᠣᡴᡨᠣ (okto, medicine, drug, poison, gunpowder) or otherwise from Proto-Tungusic *okta (medicine).

Borrowed before Daur rhotacism.

NounEdit

ort

  1. gunpowder

FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin hortus.

NounEdit

ort m (plural orts)

  1. vegetable garden

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish fort.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ort (emphatic ortsa)

  1. second-person singular of ar: on you sg

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish fort.

PronounEdit

ort

  1. second-person singular informal of er
    on you

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Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *uzdaz, whence Old English ord, Old Norse oddr

NounEdit

ort m

  1. sharp point

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle High German: ort

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish fort.

PronunciationEdit

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PronounEdit

ort

  1. on you (informal singular)

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SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʊʈː/
  • (file)

NounEdit

ort c

  1. (inhabited) place, location; a group of houses (of any size: hamlet, village, town, city...)
  2. (mining) adit (horizontal tunnel in a mine)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of ort 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ort orten orter orterna
Genitive orts ortens orters orternas

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