deur

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*dʰwer-

From Middle Dutch dore, duere, from Old Dutch duri, from Proto-Germanic *durz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwer- ‎(doorway, door, gate). Compare West Frisian doar, English door, German Tür, Danish dør.

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-.

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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

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