Dorn

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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German dorn, from Proto-Germanic *þurnuz, from Proto-Indo-European *trnus, *tr̥nom < *(s)tern- ‎(sharp stalk or thorn), possibly derived from *ster- ‎(stiff). Compare Low German Doorn, Dutch doorn, English thorn, Danish torn, and Gothic 𐌸𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌽𐌿𐍃 ‎(þaurnus).

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Noun[edit]

Dorn m ‎(genitive Dorns or Dornes, plural Dornen)

  1. thorn

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External links[edit]

  • Dorn in Duden online