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EnglishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

torn

  1. past participle of tear (rip, rend, speed).

Usage notesEdit

  • The past participle of the tear (produce liquid from the eyes), is teared.

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tornus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

torn m (plural torns)

  1. lathe, potter's wheel
  2. turn, go (as in take turns or as a move in a game)

CornishEdit

NounEdit

torn

  1. Hard mutation of dorn.
  2. Mixed mutation of dorn.

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þorn, from Proto-Germanic *þurnuz, from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nós, from *(s)ter- (stiff).

NounEdit

torn c (singular definite tornen, plural indefinite torne)

  1. thorn

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit


EstonianEdit

NounEdit

torn (genitive torni, partitive torni)

  1. tower

DeclensionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Further readingEdit

  • torn in Eesti keele seletav sõnaraamat

FaroeseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse þorn, from Proto-Germanic *þurnuz (thorn, sloe), from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nós, from *(s)ter-. Compare Norwegian Bokmål torn, Icelandic þyrnir, Danish torn, Swedish törne, Dutch doorn, German Dorn, English thorn.

Pronunciation 1Edit

NounEdit

torn f (genitive singular tornar, plural tornir)

  1. (botany) thorn
DeclensionEdit
Declension of torn
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative torn tornin tornir tornirnar
accusative torn tornina tornir tornirnar
dative torn tornini tornum tornunum
genitive tornar tornarinnar torna tornanna

Pronunciation 2Edit

NounEdit

torn n (genitive singular torns, plural torn)

  1. thorn, name of the letter þ
DeclensionEdit
Declension of torn
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative torn tornið torn tornini
accusative torn tornið torn tornini
dative torni torninum tornum tornunum
genitive torns tornsins torna tornanna

Etymology 2Edit

From late Old Norse turn, from Middle Low German torn, from Latin turris.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

torn n (genitive singular torns, plural torn)

  1. tower
DeclensionEdit
Declension of torn
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative torn tornið torn tornini
accusative torn tornið torn tornini
dative torni torninum tornum tornunum
genitive torns tornsins torna tornanna

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þorn, from Proto-Germanic *þurnuz, from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nós, from *(s)ter- (stiff). Compare Danish torn, Swedish törne, Icelandic þyrnir, Dutch doorn, German Dorn, English thorn.

NounEdit

torn m (definite singular tornen, indefinite plural torner, definite plural tornene)

  1. thorn

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þorn, from Proto-Germanic *þurnuz, from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nós, from *(s)ter- (stiff). Compare Danish torn, Swedish törne, Icelandic þyrnir, Dutch doorn, German Dorn, English thorn.

NounEdit

torn m (definite singular tornen, indefinite plural tornar, definite plural tornane)

  1. thorn

Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *turnaz (bitter).

AdjectiveEdit

torn

  1. bitter; painful; severe

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *turnaz (anger).

NounEdit

torn n (nominative plural torn)

  1. anger, anguish, distress

RomanianEdit

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse turn, from Middle Low German tōrn, tōren, from Old French tor, from Latin turris, from Ancient Greek τύρρις (túrrhis), τύρσις (túrsis), from a Mediterranean substrate loan.

NounEdit

torn n

  1. tower
  2. (chess) rook
DeclensionEdit
Declension of torn 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative torn tornet torn tornen
Genitive torns tornets torns tornens
DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Swedish · schackpjäser (schack + pjäser) (layout · text)
           
kung drottning, dam torn löpare springare, häst bonde

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Swedish þorn, from Old Norse þorn.

NounEdit

torn c

  1. (botany) thorn
DeclensionEdit
Declension of torn 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative torn tornen tornar tornarna
Genitive torns tornens tornars tornarnas