See also: Torte, törte, and tortë

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Torte. Cognate to tart. Doublet of torta.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

torte (plural tortes)

  1. A rich, dense cake, typically made with many eggs and relatively little flour (as opposed to a sponge cake or gâteau).

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BourguignonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin torta.

NounEdit

torte f (plural tortes)

  1. pie, tart

EstonianEdit

NounEdit

torte

  1. partitive plural of tort

FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Late Latin torta (possibly through a Vulgar Latin *turta), from the expression torta panis ("twisted bread"), from the feminine of Latin tortus. Compare Italian torta, Venetian torta, Romansch turta, tuorta, French tourte, Romanian turtă. Cf. also tuart, from Latin tortus.

NounEdit

torte f (plural tortis)

  1. cake, pie, tart, etc.

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GermanEdit

VerbEdit

torte

  1. inflection of torten:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular imperative

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtor.te/
  • Rhymes: -orte
  • Hyphenation: tór‧te

NounEdit

torte f pl

  1. plural of torta

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

torte

  1. feminine plural of torto

VerbEdit

torte

  1. feminine plural of the past participle of torcere

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LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

torte

  1. vocative masculine singular of tortus

ReferencesEdit

  • torte in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • torte in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette