dohtor

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *duhtēr, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰugh₂tḗr.

Germanic cognates: Old Saxon dohtar, Old High German tohter (German Tochter), Old Dutch dohter (Dutch dochter), Old Norse dóttir (Danish datter, Swedish dotter), Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌿𐌷𐍄𐌰𐍂 (dauhtar).

Indo-European cognates: Sanskrit दुहितृ (duhitṛ), Avestan 𐬛𐬎𐬔𐬆𐬛𐬀𐬭(dugədar), Gaulish duxtir, Ancient Greek θυγάτηρ (thugátēr), Lithuanian duktė̃, Proto-Slavic *dъťi (Old Church Slavonic дъщи (dŭšti), Russian дочь (dočʹ)), Tocharian A ckācar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdohtor/, [ˈdoxtor]

Noun[edit]

dōhtor f

  1. daughter

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: doughter
    • English: daughter
    • Scots: dochter