deur

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Afrikaans[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɪør/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch deur

Noun[edit]

deur (plural deure, diminutive deurtjie)

  1. door

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch door

Preposition[edit]

deur

  1. through
  2. by

Adverb[edit]

deur

  1. through

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch dōre, duere, from Old Dutch duri, from Proto-Germanic *durz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwer- (doorway, door, gate).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

deur f (plural deuren, diminutive deurtje n)

  1. door

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dér, deór (tear; drop) (compare Irish deoir), from Proto-Celtic *dakrom (compare Middle Welsh deigr), from Proto-Indo-European *dáḱru-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

deur m (genitive singular deòir, plural deòir)

  1. drop
  2. tear, teardrop
    Sgìth mise bho na deòir gu bheil mi a' caoineadh.I am weary from the tears that I have wept.
  3. any small quantity of liquid
  4. brine

Derived terms[edit]

  • deòiridh (melancholy, tearful creature; poor desolate creature)
  • deòir nam breugan (crocodile tears)
  • deurach (tearful, weeping; sad, mourning; dropping)

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West Flemish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch duere, variant of dōre, from Old Dutch thuro, from Proto-Germanic *þurhw.

Preposition[edit]

deur

  1. through
  2. by