dohtor

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *duhtēr, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰugh₂tḗr.

Germanic cognates: Old Saxon dohtar, Old High German tohter (German Tochter), Old Dutch dohter (Dutch dochter), Old Norse dóttir (Danish datter, Swedish dotter), Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌿𐌷𐍄𐌰𐍂 (dauhtar).

Indo-European cognates: Sanskrit दुहितृ (duhitṛ), Avestan dugədar-, Gaulish duxtīr, Greek θυγάτηρ (thygátir), Lithuanian duktẽ, Proto-Slavic *dъťi (Old Church Slavonic дъщи (dŭšti), Russian дочь (dočʹ)), Tocharian A ckācar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdohtor/, [ˈdoxtor]

Noun[edit]

dohtor f

  1. daughter
    Ðu scealt cenest sunu and dohtor.
    Thou shalt bring forth a son and daughter.

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