tekort etymology

Dutch word tekort comes from Dutch te, Dutch kort (Short.)

Detailed word origin of tekort

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
te Dutch (nld) Too (indicating excess) (archaic) in idiom; a form of the definite article de (modifying an infinitive verb) to. Located at, in, on.
kort Dutch (nld) Short.
tekort Dutch (nld) Shortage, deficit.