dort

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See also: dört

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

dort (plural dorts)

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

Usage notes[edit]

  • Usually used in the plural, the dorts.

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Verb[edit]

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

  1. (intransitive) To become pettish; sulk.

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dort m

  1. cake

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dort

  1. third-person singular present indicative of dormir

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • dorten (dialectal or poetic; overall very rare)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German doret.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adverb[edit]

dort

  1. there, yonder

Usage notes[edit]

In many regions of Germany, dort is a formal word seldom ever heard in speech (particularly in the west and north). The synonym da is generally more common, although dort is also quite common in eastern Germany, southern Germany, and Austria.

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External links[edit]

  • dort in Duden online