kort

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Danish[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

kort (neuter kort, definite and plural korte, comparative kortere, superlative kortest)

  1. short
  2. brief

Adverb[edit]

kort

  1. briefly
  2. curtly
  3. shortly

Noun[edit]

kort n (singular definite kortet, plural indefinite kort)

  1. card
  2. map
  3. plan
  4. chart

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch cort, from Old Dutch kurt, an early borrowing from Latin curtus. Compare also German kurz.

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Adjective[edit]

kort (comparative korter, superlative kortst)

  1. short

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Verb[edit]

kort

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of korten
  2. imperative of korten

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kort.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kort n (genitive singular korts, plural kort)

  1. card
  2. map

Declension[edit]

n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kort kortið kort kortini
Accusative kort kortið kort kortini
Dative korti kortinum kortum kortunum
Genitive korts kortsins korta kortanna

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

kort

  1. Second-person plural preterite of kiesen.

Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Old Norse word kort (a map) whence also the Danish kort (a map) and German Karte (a card; a map).

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Noun[edit]

kort n (genitive singular korts, nominative plural kort)

  1. a map
  2. a postcard, a card

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Norwegian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kort

  1. short

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Noun[edit]

kort m

  1. card

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Polish[edit]

kort

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Noun[edit]

kort m

  1. court (place arranged for playing the game of tennis; also, one of the divisions of a tennis court)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German kort, an early borrowing from Latin curtus.[1] Cognate with German kurz, Dutch kort, Danish kort and Norwegian kort.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kort

  1. short
    • 1901, Zacharias Topelius, Noveller
      Thomas! Thomas! [...]viskade nu Lotten, ty det var den korte som segrat, och hon hade igenkänt honom.
      Thomas! Thomas! Lotten now whispered, since it was the short one that had won, and she had recognized him.
    • 1931, Hjalmar Bergman, Clownen Jac
      Kortaste avståndet mellan två punkter är den krokiga linjen, ju krokigare, desto kortare.
      The shortest distance between two points is the crooked line, the more crooked, the shorter.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from Danish kort (a card) or possibly from a not referenced Middle Low German word kort known in Low German, kort (a card).[1] Cognate with Icelandic kort (a card, a map) and Faroese kort (a card, a map), both from Old Norse kort (a map), a variant of the Latin words charta and carta.[1]

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Noun[edit]

kort n

  1. a card; a piece of stiff paper or plastic.
    • 1926, John Wahlborg, Sista resan
      Mannen räckte mig ett litet kort, varpå han nedskrivit namn och adress på en kvinna i Stockholm.
      The man gave me a small card on which he had written the name and address of a woman in Stockholm.
  2. a playing card
  3. a card game, a game involving playing cards
    Ska vi spela kort?
    Shall we play cards?
  4. photograph
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Compounds[edit]
playing card
game

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Svensk etymologisk ordbok ("Swedish etymological dictionary", in Swedish)