åra

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

åra m, f

  1. definite singular of åre

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

åra n

  1. definite plural of år

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

åra f

  1. definite singular of åre
  2. definite singular of år (Etymologies 2 / 3)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

åra n

  1. definite plural of år (Etymology 1)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ár, from Proto-Germanic *jērą, from Proto-Indo-European *yōr-, *yeh₁ro- < *yeh₁r-. Cognate with Finnish airo.

Noun[edit]

åra c

  1. oar, paddle
    Vem kan segla förutan vind, vem kan ro utan åror?
    Who can sail without a wind, who can row without oars?
    (folk song lyrics)

Declension[edit]