dwór

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dvorъ, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwóros (enclosure, courtyard, i.e. something enclosed by the door), from the root *dʰwer- (door, gate). Cognate with Upper Sorbian dwór, Polish dwór, Czech dvůr, Russian двор (dvor), Old Church Slavonic дворъ (dvorŭ).

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dwór m (diminutive dwórk)

  1. court (residence of a sovereign etc.; collective body of the retinue of a sovereign etc.; formal assembling of the retinue of a sovereign)
  2. courtyard
  3. manor, estate
  4. farmstead, homestead

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Further reading[edit]

  • dwór in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • dwór in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Polish[edit]

dwór (#1)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dvorъ, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwóros (enclosure, courtyard, i.e. something enclosed by the door), from the root *dʰwer- (door, gate). Cognate with Lithuanian dvãras.

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dwór m inan (diminutive dworek, augmentative dworzyszcze)

  1. court, mansion (residence of a sovereign, prince, nobleman, or ether dignitary)
  2. courtyard
  3. manor
  4. outside

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