åre

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See also: are, Are, -are, -aré, aré, arë, āre, and ārē

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Danish athræ, Old Norse ædr, from Proto-Germanic *ēþrǭ (vein). Related to German Ader.

Noun[edit]

åre c (singular definite åren, plural indefinite årer)

  1. (anatomy) vein (bloodvessel)
  2. (geology) vein (e.g. with gold)
  3. (botany) grain (in wood)
Inflection[edit]

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Danish aare, Old Norse ár, Proto-Germanic *airō (oar). Related to English oar.

Noun[edit]

åre c (singular definite åren, plural indefinite årer)

  1. an oar used for rowing
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

åre

  1. (fossilized) dative singular of år, only in ad åre

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse æðr.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. a vein (artery, blood vessel; vein of ore / minerals)
Derived terms[edit]


Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse ár.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. an oar used for rowing
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse æðr.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • år (Etymologies 2 / 3)

Noun[edit]

åre f (definite singular åra, indefinite plural årer, definite plural årene)

  1. a vein (as above)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse ár.

Noun[edit]

åre f (definite singular åra, indefinite plural årer, definite plural årene)

  1. an oar (as above)
Derived terms[edit]