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Dor

English

Etymology 1

From Middle English dorre, dore, from Old English dora ("humming insect"), from Proto-Germanic *durô ("bumblebee, humming insect"), from Proto-Indo-European *d?er-, *d?r?n- ("bee, hornet, drone"). Related to Saterland Frisian Doarne ("hornet"), Middle Low German dorne ("bumblebee"), Middle Dutch dorne ("bumblebee"), Dutch dar ("drone"), Old English dr?n ("drone"). More at drone.

Alternative forms

Noun

dor (plural dors)

  1. A large European dung beetle, Geotrupes stercorarius, that makes a droning noise while flying
  2. Any flying insect which makes a loud humming noise, such as the June bug or a bumblebee
Derived terms

Translations

See also

Etymology 2

Compare dor ("a beetle"), and hum, humbug.

Noun

dor (plural dors)

  1. (obsolete) a trick, joke, or deception
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Beaumont and Fletcher to this entry?)

Anagrams


Afrikaans

Adjective

dor (attributive dorre, comparative dorder, superlative dorste)

  1. dry, wilted (having a relatively low or no liquid content)

Aromanian

Alternative forms

Etymology 1

From Latin dole?. Compare Romanian durea.

Verb

dor (third-person singular present indicative doari or doare, past participle durutã)

  1. I hurt, ache.

Usage notes

Usually used reflexively (e.g. "mi doari"- it hurts/pains (me)), as with the Romanian cognate, which is only conjugated in the 3rd person.

Related terms

Etymology 2

Probably from Late Latin dolus ("pain, grief"), a derivative of Latin dolor ("pain"); alternatively, and less likely, from dolus ("trickery, deception"), from Ancient Greek (dólos). Compare Romanian dor.

Noun

dor

  1. longing, desire, want
  2. love
  3. passion
  4. pain, suffering
See also

Breton

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *dwor? (compare Welsh dôr), from Proto-Indo-European *d?wor.

Noun

dor f (plural dorioù)

  1. door

Mutation

Note: it is the last remnant of nasal mutation in Breton, and becomes "an nor".


Cimbrian

Alternative forms

Etymology

From earlier dort, from Middle High German dort, from Old High German dorot, darot ("there"). Cognate with German dort ("there, yonder").

Preposition

dor

  1. (Sette Comuni) through, across, along
    de mèrchar dor de biizen - the boundary markers along the meadow

References

  • "dor" in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

Cornish

Noun

dor m (plural dorow)

  1. ground, earth
  2. Earth

Usage notes

(Earth): undergoes irregular mutation after definite article when referring to the Earth: an nor

Derived terms

Mutation


Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch *thurri, from Proto-Germanic *þursuz.

Pronunciation

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -?r

Adjective

dor (comparative dorder, superlative dorst)

  1. dry, wilted (having a relatively low or no liquid content)

Inflection

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: dor

Galician

Etymology

From Old Portuguese door, from Latin dolor, dol?rem.

Pronunciation

Noun

dor f (plural dores)

  1. pain

Latin

Verb

dor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of d?

Middle Dutch

Preposition

dor

  1. Alternative form of d?re

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *dur?. Cognate with Old Saxon dor, Old High German tor (German Tor ("gate")), Gothic ? (daur). The Germanic word also existed with the stem *durz (see Old English duru, German Tür). Indo-European cognates include Greek ? (thyra), Latin foris, Lithuanian dùrys, Old Church Slavonic (dv?r?) (Russian (dver?)).

Pronunciation

Noun

d?r n

  1. a large door, a gate

Declension

Related terms

Descendants


Old Saxon

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *dur?. Cognate with Old English dor, Old High German tor (German Tor ("gate")), Gothic ? (daur). The Germanic word also existed with the stem *durz (see Old Saxon duru, German Tür).

Noun

dor n

  1. a gate, a large door

Declension



Portuguese

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology

From Old Portuguese door ("pain"), from Latin dolor, dol?rem, from Old Latin *dol?s, from Proto-Indo-European *delh?- ("to hew, split").

Pronunciation

Noun

dor f (plural dores)

  1. pain (physical or emotional)

Related terms

Descendants


Rohingya

Etymology

From Bengali [Term?].

Noun

dor

  1. price

Romanian

Etymology

Probably from Late Latin dolus ("pain, grief"), a derivative of Latin dolor ("pain"); alternatively, and less likely, from dolus ("trickery, deception"), from Ancient Greek (dólos)[1]. Compare Spanish duelo ("sorrow, mourning"), French deuil ("bereavement").

Noun

dor n (plural doruri)

  1. longing

Declension

Derived terms

Related terms

References

  1. ^ dor in DEX online - Dic?ionare ale limbii române (Dictionaries of the Romanian language)

Tolai

Pronoun

dor

  1. First-person inclusive dual pronoun: you (singular) and I, you (singular) and me

Declension



Welsh

Pronunciation

Verb

dor

  1. Soft mutation of tor.

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tor dor nhor thor
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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