torn

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

torn

  1. past participle of tear (rip, rend, speed).

Usage notes[edit]

  • The past participle of the tear (produce liquid from the eyes), is teared.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tornus, attested from the 14th ceuntury.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

torn m (plural torns)

  1. lathe, potter's wheel
  2. turn, go (as in take turns or as a move in a game)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “torn” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.

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Cornish[edit]

Noun[edit]

torn

  1. Hard mutation of dorn.
  2. Mixed mutation of dorn.

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þorn, from Proto-Germanic *þurnuz, from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nós, from *(s)ter- (stiff).

Noun[edit]

torn c (singular definite tornen, plural indefinite torne)

  1. thorn

Declension[edit]

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

torn (genitive torni, partitive torni)

  1. tower

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • torn in Eesti keele seletav sõnaraamat

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þorn (thorn), from Proto-Germanic *þurnuz (thorn, sloe), from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nós, from *(s)ter-. Compare Norwegian Bokmål torn, Icelandic þyrnir, Danish torn, Swedish törne, Dutch doorn, German Dorn, English thorn.

Noun[edit]

torn f (genitive singular tornar, plural tornir)

  1. (botany) hawthorn bush; thorn
Declension[edit]
Declension of torn
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative torn tornin tornir tornirnar
accusative torn tornina tornir tornirnar
dative torn tornini tornum tornunum
genitive tornar tornarinnar torna tornanna
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Etymology 2[edit]

From late Old Norse turn, from Middle Low German torn, from Latin turris.

Noun[edit]

torn n (genitive singular torns, plural torn)

  1. tower, belfry, spire
  2. dungeon
Declension[edit]
Declension of torn
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative torn tornið torn tornini
accusative torn tornið torn tornini
dative torni torninum tornum tornunum
genitive torns tornsins torna tornanna
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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þorn, from Proto-Germanic *þurnuz, from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nós, from *(s)ter- (stiff). Compare Danish torn, Swedish törne, Icelandic þyrnir, Dutch doorn, German Dorn, English thorn.

Noun[edit]

torn m (definite singular tornen, indefinite plural torner, definite plural tornene)

  1. thorn

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þorn, from Proto-Germanic *þurnuz, from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nós, from *(s)ter- (stiff). Compare Danish torn, Swedish törne, Icelandic þyrnir, Dutch doorn, German Dorn, English thorn.

Noun[edit]

torn m (definite singular tornen, indefinite plural tornar, definite plural tornane)

  1. thorn

Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *turnaz (bitter).

Adjective[edit]

torn

  1. bitter; painful; severe
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *turnaz (anger).

Noun[edit]

torn n (nominative plural torn)

  1. anger, anguish, distress

Romanian[edit]

Verb[edit]

torn

  1. first-person singular present indicative of turna
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of turna
  3. third-person plural present indicative of turna

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse turn, from Middle Low German tōrn, tōren, from Old French tor, from Latin turris, from Ancient Greek τύρρις (túrrhis), τύρσις (túrsis), from a Mediterranean substrate loan.

Noun[edit]

torn n

  1. tower
  2. (chess) rook
Declension[edit]
Declension of torn 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative torn tornet torn tornen
Genitive torns tornets torns tornens
Descendants[edit]
  • Finnish: torni

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Swedish · schackpjäser (schack + pjäser) (layout · text)
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kung dam, drottning torn löpare springare, häst bonde

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Swedish þorn, from Old Norse þorn, from Proto-Germanic *þurnuz, whence also Old English þorn (English thorn. From Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nós from *(s)ter- (stiff).

Noun[edit]

torn c

  1. (botany) thorn
Declension[edit]
Declension of torn 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative torn tornen tornar tornarna
Genitive torns tornens tornars tornarnas

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