Dorf

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German dorf, akin to Old Saxon thorp.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɔʁf/, [dɔʁf], [dɔɐ̯f]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Dorf n (genitive Dorfes or Dorfs, plural Dörfer, diminutive Dörfchen n or Dörflein n)

  1. village
    • 1903, Fanny zu Reventlow, Ellen Olestjerne, in Franziska Gräfin zu Reventlow: Gesammelte Werke, Albert Langen, page 551:
      Vor ihnen lag das Dorf mit seinen Strohdächern und dem niedrigen, stumpfen Kirchturm.
      In front of them was the village with its thatched roofs and the small, flat church steeple.

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External links[edit]

  • Dorf in Duden online