dýr

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dýr n (genitive singular dýrs, plural dýr)

  1. animal

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n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative dýr dýrið dýr dýrini
Accusative dýr dýrið dýr dýrini
Dative dýri dýrinum dýrum dýrunum
Genitive dýrs dýrsins dýra dýranna

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Adjective[edit]

dýr

  1. expensive, female nominative singular form of dýrur
  2. expensive, neuter nominative and accusative plural form of dýrur

Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse dýrr from Proto-Germanic *diurijaz, whence also Old English dēore (English dear), Old High German tiuri. Cognates with Danish dyr, Faroese dýrur, Norwegian dyr and Swedish dyr.

Adjective[edit]

dýr (comparative dýrari, superlative dýrastur) or dýr (comparative dýrri, superlative dýrstur)

  1. expensive, costly
  2. valuable, precious
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse dýr.

Noun[edit]

dýr n (genitive singular dýrs, nominative plural dýr)

  1. an animal, a beast
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