dort

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See also: Dort and dört

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English dort (found in compound cankerdort), of unknown origin.

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Noun[edit]

dort (plural dorts)

  1. (Britain dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) A sulky or sullen mood; the sulks.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Usually used in the plural, the dorts.

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Verb[edit]

dort (third-person singular simple present dorts, present participle dorting, simple past and past participle dorted)

  1. (intransitive) To become pettish; sulk.

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

German Torte

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Noun[edit]

dort m

  1. cake

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Further reading[edit]

  • dort in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • dort in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

French[edit]

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Verb[edit]

dort

  1. third-person singular present indicative of dormir

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • dorten (dialectal or poetic; overall very rare)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German doret.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɔʁt/, [dɔʁt], [dɔɐ̯t]
  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

dort

  1. there, yonder

Usage notes[edit]

  • Dort is seldom ever heard in non-formal speech in some regions of Germany, chiefly the west and north. The synonym da is overall more frequent, although dort is quite common in eastern Germany, southern Germany, and Austria.

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Further reading[edit]

  • dort in Duden online