Dorn

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See also: dorn and dòrn

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Dorn

  1. A surname​.

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German dorn, from Old High German dorn, from Proto-West Germanic *þornu, from Proto-Germanic *þurnuz, from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nós, from *(s)ter- (stiff). Compare Low German Doorn; Durn (Mecklenburgisch-Vorpommersch); Däörn (Münsterländisch), Dutch doorn, English thorn, Danish torn, Gothic 𐌸𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌽𐌿𐍃 (þaurnus).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɔʁn/, [dɔʁn], [dɔɐ̯n]
  • Rhymes: -ɔʁn
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Noun[edit]

Dorn m (mixed or strong, genitive Dornes or Dorns, plural Dornen or (colloquial) Dörner or (jargon) Dorne, diminutive Dörnchen n or Dörnlein n)

  1. (botany, also figuratively) thorn (with plural Dornen or Dörner)
  2. (botany, poetic) thornbush; clipping of Dornbusch. (with plural Dorne)
  3. (engineering) bolt (with plural Dorne)

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Hunsrik[edit]

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Dorn m (plural Derner, diminutive Dernche)

  1. thorn

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