år

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish aar, from Old Norse ár, from Proto-Germanic *jērą, from Proto-Indo-European *yōr- < *yeh₁r-. Compare Norwegian and Swedish år, English year.

Noun[edit]

år n (singular definite året, plural indefinite år)

  1. year

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German Low German[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

år

  1. (Westphalian) Alternative form of àder

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse ár (year; plenty, abundance), from Proto-Germanic *jērą (year), from Proto-Indo-European *yóh₁r̥ (year).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

år n (definite singular året, indefinite plural år, definite plural åra or årene)

  1. a year
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

år f or m (definite singular åra or åren, indefinite plural årer, definite plural årene)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2005; superseded by åre

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse ár, from Proto-Germanic *jērą, from Proto-Indo-European *yōr- < *yeh₁r-. Akin to English year.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • aar (obsolete typography)

Noun[edit]

år n (definite singular året, indefinite plural år, definite plural åra)

  1. a year
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse ár.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

år f (definite singular åra, indefinite plural årar or årer, definite plural årane or årene)

  1. an oar
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse æðr, from Proto-Germanic *ēþrǭ.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

år f (definite singular åra, indefinite plural årar or årer, definite plural årane or årene)

  1. (anatomy, botany or geology) a vein
    • 1915, Kristofer Janson, Norske eventyr som taletekster, page 75:
      han ransakar aadrarna i bladet
      he examines the veins of the leaf
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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish ār, from Old Norse ár, from Proto-Germanic *jērą, from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₁ro-, from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₁-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈoːr/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

år n

  1. a year

Declension[edit]

Declension of år 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative år året år åren
Genitive års årets års årens

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