Dorn

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See also: dorn and dòrn

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German dorn, from Proto-Germanic *þurnuz, from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nós, from *(s)ter- (stiff). Compare Low German Doorn, Dutch doorn, English thorn, Danish torn, Gothic 𐌸𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌽𐌿𐍃 (þaurnus).

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Noun[edit]

Dorn m (genitive Dorns or Dornes, plural Dornen, Dorne, or (archaic) Dörner, diminutive Dörnchen n)

  1. thorn

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Further reading[edit]

  • Dorn in Duden online