lort

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lortr ‎(extrement, feces), akin to Faroese lortur, Icelandic lortur. Perhaps from Proto-Germanic *lurtaz ‎(crooked; bent; left; left-handed; dastardly). If so, then related also to English lirt ‎(to trick; deceive), German dialectal lurz ‎(left; bad; wicked).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lort/, [ˈloɐ̯ˀd]

Interjection[edit]

lort

  1. crap, shit (See Wikisaurus:dammit)

Noun[edit]

lort c (singular definite lorten, plural indefinite lorte)

  1. turd (a piece of excrement)
  2. (vulgar, pejorative) jerk, bastard

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Noun[edit]

lort n (singular definite lortet, not used in plural form)

  1. crap, shit (See Wikisaurus:feces)
  2. (informal) muck, rubbish (See Wikisaurus:trash and Wikisaurus:junk)
  3. (informal) rubbish, drivel (See Wikisaurus:nonsense)

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