Thorn

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See also: thorn and þorn

English[edit]

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Thorn

  1. A topographic surname for someone living near a thorn bush.

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German[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Thorn m

  1. Þ, thorn (letter)

Proper noun[edit]

Thorn n

  1. Toruń (city in Poland)

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Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Þórr, from Proto-Germanic *þunraz.

Adjective[edit]

Thorn (definite singular, indeclinable)

  1. lightning, thunder
    Thorn går
    thunder rolls
    Thorn slo ne
    lightning struck down

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References[edit]

  • Rietz, Johan Ernst, “Thorn”, in Svenskt dialektlexikon: ordbok öfver svenska allmogespråket [Swedish dialectal lexicon: a dictionary for the Swedish lects] (in Swedish), 1962 edition, Lund: C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag, published 1862–1867, page 729