byrå

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bureau (office), from bure (woolen cloth). Thus originally a type of coarse woolen cloth used to cover a writing desk.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbyːˌrɔ/, /ˈbyːrɔ/, /bʏˈroː/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -oː

Noun[edit]

byrå c

  1. a bureau, a dresser, a chest of drawers
  2. a bureau, a office, a agency

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Related terms[edit]