björk

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See also: bjørk, bjǫrk, Björk, and Bjørk

Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bjǫrk, from Proto-Germanic *birkijǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerHǵs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

björk f (genitive singular bjarkar, nominative plural bjarkir)

  1. a birch tree

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bjǫrk, from Proto-Germanic *birkijǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerHǵs.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbjœ̞rk]
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  • (nonstandard, chiefly Stockholm[1]) IPA(key): [ˈbjɵrk]

Noun[edit]

björk c

  1. birch tree
  2. birch wood

Declension[edit]

Declension of björk 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative björk björken björkar björkarna
Genitive björks björkens björkars björkarnas

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tomas Riad (2013), “Våra vokaler förändras. En del flyter samman, andra glider isär. [Our vowels change. Some blend together, others drift apart.]”, in Språktidningen [The language journal]‎[1], issue 3

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