bjørk

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See also: björk, Björk, and Bjørk

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bjǫrk, from Proto-Germanic *birkijǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerHǵs. Cognates include Danish birk, Swedish björk, German Birke, Dutch berk, English birch, and Lithuanian beržas.

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Noun[edit]

bjørk f (genitive singular bjarkar, plural bjarkir)

  1. birch

Declension[edit]

Declension of bjørk
f3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative bjørk bjørkin bjarkir bjarkirnar
accusative bjørk bjørkina bjarkir bjarkirnar
dative bjørk bjørkini bjørkum, bjarkum bjørkunum, bjarkunum
genitive bjarkar bjarkarinnar bjarka bjarkanna

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bjǫrk, from Proto-Germanic *birkijǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerHǵs. Cognates include Danish birk, Swedish björk, German Birke, Dutch berk, English birch, and Lithuanian beržas

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Noun[edit]

bjørk f, m (definite singular bjørka or bjørken, indefinite plural bjørker, definite plural bjørkene)

  1. a birch (tree)
  2. birch (wood from the birch tree)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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

From Old Norse bjǫrk, from Proto-Germanic *birkijǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerHǵs. Akin to English birch.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bjørk f (definite singular bjørka, indefinite plural bjørker, definite plural bjørkene)

  1. a birch tree (a tree of the genus Betula)
  2. birch (wood from the birch tree)

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