stund

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stund, from Proto-Germanic *stundō (point in time, hour), from Proto-Indo-European *stut- (prop), from Proto-Indo-European *stā-, *sth- (to stand).

Noun[edit]

stund c (singular definite stunden, plural indefinite stunder)

  1. while

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stund, from Proto-Germanic *stundō (point in time, hour), from Proto-Indo-European *stut- (prop), from Proto-Indo-European *stā-, *sth- (to stand).

Noun[edit]

stund f (genitive singular stundar, plural stundir)

  1. while

Declension[edit]

f2 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative stund stundin stundir stundirnar
Accusative stund stundina stundir stundirnar
Dative stund stundini stundum stundunum
Genitive stundar stundarinnar stunda stundanna

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stund f (genitive singular stundar, nominative plural stundir)

  1. an undetermined amount of time, a while
  2. an hour
  3. exertion, application

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *stundō (point in time, hour), from Proto-Indo-European *stut- (prop), from Proto-Indo-European *stā-, *sth- (to stand); cognate with Old Saxon stunda (Dutch stonde), Old High German stunta (German Stunde), Old Norse stund (Swedish stund).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stund f (nominative plural stunda or stunde)

  1. time, while
    Nó ic ða stunde bemearn, ne for wunde weóp — At the time, I mourned not, nor for the wounded wept.
  2. A period of time, an hour; specifically, a division of the day probably equivalent to about three hours

Adverb[edit]

stund

  1. at once, forthwith, immediately
    Hé word stunde áhóf — He brought up the word forthwith.

See also[edit]

The eight stunda:

Derived terms[edit]

  • orlegstund f. — time of adversity
  • stundmǣlum adv. — from time to time, gradually: time after time, alternately.
  • stundum adv. — from time to time, at times; with effort, laboriously, eagerly, fiercely
  • winterstund f. — winter-hour, short time
  • woruldstund f. — life in this world, sojourn upon earth

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stund, from Proto-Germanic *stundō (point in time, hour), from Proto-Indo-European *stut- (prop), from Proto-Indo-European *stā-, *sth- (to stand).

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Noun[edit]

stund c

  1. while
  2. moment, time

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