tor-

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tor- (hard, difficult, wrong, bad, prefix), from Proto-Germanic *tuz- (hard, difficult, wrong, bad), from Proto-Indo-European *dus- (bad, ill, difficult). Cognate with Icelandic tor- (prefix).

Prefix[edit]

tor-

  1. with difficulty or hardship; difficult, hard

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tor- (hard, difficult, wrong, bad, prefix), from Proto-Germanic *tuz- (hard, difficult, wrong, bad), from Proto-Indo-European *dus- (bad, ill, difficult).

Cognate with Faroese tor- (prefix), Norwegian Nynorsk tor- (prefix) and dialectal Swedish tor- (prefix), Old English tor- (prefix) and tō- (prefix) (whence Middle English tor, tore (prefix), toor (prefix), whence English tore (hard, difficult, wearisome, tedious; strong, sturdy, great, massive; full, rich) and torfer), Old High German zur- (mis-, prefix), and Gothic 𐍄𐌿𐌶- (tuz-, hard, difficult, prefix).[1]

Confer Ancient Greek δυσ- (dus-, bad, ill, difficult, prefix),[1] Sanskrit दुस्- (dus-, prefix), and Old Irish do-.

Prefix[edit]

tor-

  1. with difficulty or hardship; difficult, hard

Derived terms[edit]

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