Tor

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English[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /tɔɹ/
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Tor

  1. (computing) Abbreviation of The Onion Routing, 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) Alternative form of Thor (Thor)

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Inflection of Tor (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Tor
genitive Torin
partitive Toria
illative Toriin
singular plural
nominative Tor
accusative nom. Tor
gen. Torin
genitive Torin
partitive Toria
inessive Torissa
elative Torista
illative Toriin
adessive Torilla
ablative Torilta
allative Torille
essive Torina
translative Toriksi
instructive
abessive Toritta
comitative
Possessive forms of Tor (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Torini Torimme
2nd person Torisi Torinne
3rd person Torinsa

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German[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German and Old High German tor, from Proto-West Germanic *dor, from Proto-Germanic *durą.

Noun[edit]

Tor n (genitive Tors or Tores, plural Tore)

  1. gate, archway (passageway covered by an arch, particularly one made of masonry)
  2. gate, door (large doorway, opening, or passage in a fence or wall)
    Dies ist ein Garagentor, nur ein Ochse parkt davor.
    This is a garage door, only an ox parks in front of it.
  3. (figuratively) gateway (point that represents the beginning of a transition from one place or phase to another)
  4. (sports) goal, net (area into which the players attempt to put a ball)
  5. (sports) goal (The act of scoring a goal in sports where doing so is the object)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German tōre (literally hazy, foggy), from the root of dunst (haze).

Noun[edit]

Tor m (genitive Toren, plural Toren, female Törin)

  1. (dated or literary) fool (person with poor judgment or little intelligence)
    Synonym: Narr
    • 1808, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, “Prolog im Himmel”, in Faust: Der Tragödie erster Teil [Faust, Part One]‎[1]:
      Fürwahr! er dient euch auf besondre Weise. / Nicht irdisch ist des Thoren Trank noch Speise.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • (Can we date this quote?), 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.
    • (Can we date this quote?), Edgar Allan Poe, "The Raven" (german translation by Theodor Etzel)
      Sprach der Rabe: »Nie du Tor
      Said the Raven: "Never, you fool."
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Further reading[edit]

  • Tor” in Duden online
  • Tor” in Duden online
  • Tor” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Norwegian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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 from Old Norse.

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References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, →ISBN
  • [2] 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.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Þórr

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Tor m

  1. (Norse mythology) Thor (thunder god)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Þórr.

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Tor c (genitive Tors)

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

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Turkish[edit]

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Tor

  1. A male given name