dyrke

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dýrka, from dýrr (dear, valuable). Compare Swedish dyrka.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dyrkə/, [d̥yɐ̯ɡ̊ə]

Verb[edit]

dyrke (imperative dyrk, infinitive at dyrke, present tense dyrker, past tense dyrkede, past participle er/har dyrket)

  1. engage in (to enter into (an activity), to participate)
  2. practice (repetition of an activity to improve skill)
  3. study (acquire knowledge)
  4. cultivate, till
  5. grow (to cause something to become bigger)
  6. raise (to grow)
  7. culture (to maintain in an environment suitable for growth)
  8. worship

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dýrka, from dýrr (dear, valuable). Compare with Swedish dyrka.

Verb[edit]

dyrke (imperative dyrk, present tense dyrker, simple past and past participle dyrka or dyrket, present participle dyrkende)

  1. to engage in (to enter into (an activity), to participate)
  2. to study (acquire knowledge)
  3. to cultivate, till
  4. to grow (cultivate plants)
  5. to raise (to grow)
  6. to culture (to maintain in an environment suitable for growth)
  7. to worship

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