fort

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French fort (adjective use is of Old French).

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Noun[edit]

fort (plural forts)

  1. A fortified defensive structure stationed with troops
  2. Any permanent army post

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fortis (strong).

Adjective[edit]

fort m (feminine forta, masculine plural forts, feminine plural fortes)

  1. strong (forceful, powerful)
  2. strong (durable, resistant)
  3. strong (potent, having a high degree of intensity)

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Adverb[edit]

fort

  1. strongly

Noun[edit]

fort m (plural forts, feminine forta)

  1. A strong person.
  2. strength (the strongest part of something)
  3. A fort or other defensive construction.

Interjection[edit]

fort

  1. Expressing approval of a punishment or misfortune suffered by another.

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fort n (plural forten, diminutive fortje n)

  1. castle

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fortis, "strong". Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (fort).

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Adjective[edit]

fort m (feminine forte, masculine plural forts, feminine plural fortes)

  1. strong; powerful
    Arnie est fort. - "Arnie is strong."
    hommes forts - "strong men"
  2. (informal) skilled, proficient, successful, sometimes translated "good" (often used in reference to academic subjects)
    Je suis fort en anglais - "I am good at English"

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Adverb[edit]

fort

  1. strongly
  2. much, a lot
  3. (when preceding an adjective) very (the adjective)

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Noun[edit]

fort m (plural forts)

  1. A fort

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German[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

fort

  1. away
  2. going on, continuing

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  • fort in Duden online

Guernésiais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French fort, from Latin fortis, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ-.

Adjective[edit]

fort m (feminine forte, masculine plural forts, feminine plural fortes)

  1. strong

Noun[edit]

fort m (plural forts)

  1. (military) fort

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French fort, from Latin fortis, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ-.

Adjective[edit]

fort m (feminine forte, masculine plural forts, feminine plural fortes)

  1. strong

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Noun[edit]

fort m (plural forts)

  1. (military) fort

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin fortis

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Adjective[edit]

fort m, f

  1. strong

Adverb[edit]

fort

  1. strongly

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Old Irish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

fort

  1. 2nd person singular of for
    on you

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Polish[edit]

fort

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin fortis.

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Noun[edit]

fort m

  1. fortress (fortified place)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Attested since 1609 according to Nationalencyklopedins Ordbok, from Low German fort ("away; further; forward"), which is used adverbially (forts) with the same meaning in Low German. Related to för ("fore"), före, ("before") and forsla ("transport; carry; haul").

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Adverb[edit]

fort

  1. quickly/quick, fast
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Etymology 2[edit]

Attested since 1651 according to Nationalencyklopedins Ordbok. From the French fort with the same meaning.

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fort n

  1. a fort
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Usage notes[edit]
  • Permanent (stone) fortifications in Europe are called fästning, while fort (and skans) is used for less permanent (earth and wood) structures and for forts in America.
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