Tor

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See also: tor, tör, -tor, and TOR

English[edit]

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Tor (uncountable)

  1. (computing) An implementation of second-generation onion routing.

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Tor

  1. Abbreviation of Toronto.

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Finnish[edit]

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Tor

  1. (Norse mythology) Thor

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German[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German tor, from an original dor, compare English door.

Noun[edit]

Tor n (genitive Tors or Tores, plural Tore)

  1. gate, (a building with) a big doorway
  2. gate, a big door
  3. goal (in soccer and ballgames)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German tor.

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Tor m (genitive Toren, plural Toren)

  1. (dated) fool
    • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, "Prometheus"
      Ihr nähret kümmerlich / Von Opfersteuern / Und Gebetshauch / Eure Majestät, / Und darbtet, wären / Nicht Kinder und Bettler / Hoffnungsvolle Thoren.
      Your majesty / Is barely nourished / By sacrificial offerings / And prayerful exhalations, / And should starve / Were children and beggars not / Fools full of Hope.
    • Edgar Allan Poe, "The Raven (Poe) (german translation by Theodor Etzel)
      Sprach der Rabe: »Nie du Tor.«
      Said the Raven: "Never, you fool."
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From Old Norse Þórr. The given name is also a spelling variant of Tord, from Þórðr.

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Tor

  1. (Norse mythology) Thor.
  2. A male given name.

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  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 22 416 males with the given name Tor (compared to 7 934 named Thor) living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1940s. Accessed on April 29th, 2011.

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Tor m

  1. (Norse mythology) Thor (thunder god)

Swedish[edit]

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Tor

  1. (Norse mythology) Thor, god of thunder.
  2. A male given name, short for names beginning with the Old Norse element Tor-.

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Tor

  1. A male given name