vorto

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Wort (word).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvorto/
  • Hyphenation: vor‧to
  • Rhymes: -orto
  • Audio:
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Noun[edit]

vorto (accusative singular vorton, plural vortoj, accusative plural vortojn)

  1. (linguistics) word
    • 1910, L. L. Zamenhof, "Proverbaro Esperanta":
      Por virta orelo ne danĝeras vorto malbela.
      To a virtuous ear, an ugly word holds no danger.
    Synonym: termino
  2. (spoken) promise, word
  3. (computing) word

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Esperanto vortoEnglish wordGerman Wort, from Proto-Germanic *wurdą, from Proto-Indo-European *werdʰo-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɔr.to/
  • Hyphenation: vor‧to

Noun[edit]

vorto (plural vorti)

  1. word

Derived terms[edit]

  • pasovorto (password)
  • vortala (verbal)
  • vortale (verbally)
  • vortaro (collection of words; vocabulary)
  • vortifar (to build words)
  • vortifo (word building)
  • vortolibro (dictionary, wordbook)
  • vortoludo (word play, play on words)
  • vortopa (verbatim, word for word, literal (translation))
  • vortope (verbatim, word for word, literal (translation))

Further reading[edit]

  • vort-o in Ido-English Dictionary by L. H. Dyer, 1924