torp

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

torp (plural torps)

  1. Abbreviation of torpedo.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þorp, from Proto-Germanic *þurpą, whence also with German Dorf and Dutch dorp.

Noun[edit]

torp n (definite singular torpet, indefinite plural torp, definite plural torpa or torpene)

  1. (most common) a solitary farm, distant from other settlements
  2. (optional) a solitary group of farms, distant from other settlements
  3. (optional before 1960s) a solitary farm without owned land, renting land from a larger farm nearby

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þorp.

Noun[edit]

torp n (definite singular torpet, indefinite plural torp, definite plural torpa)

  1. (most common) a solitary farm, distant from other settlements
  2. (optional) a solitary group of farms, distant from other settlements
  3. (optional before 1960s) a solitary farm without owned land, renting land from a larger farm nearby

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þorp, from Proto-Germanic *þurpą, whence also with German Dorf and Dutch dorp.

Noun[edit]

torp n

  1. (before 16th century) A solitary farm, distant from other settlements.
  2. (16th century) Officially defined as a very small farm.
  3. (17th century to early 20th century) A farm, rented from a larger land owner, where the rent was paid through work on the owner's land (dagsverken).
  4. (after the 1940's) A small cottage in the countryside.

Declension[edit]

Declension of torp 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative torp torpet torp torpen
Genitive torps torpets torps torpens

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