bygg

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bygg.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bygg n (genitive singular bygs, uncountable)

  1. barley (Hordeum)

Declension[edit]

n9s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative bygg byggið
Accusative bygg byggið
Dative byggi bygginum
Genitive bygs bygsins

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bygg.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bygg n (genitive singular byggs, no plural)

  1. barley (Hordeum)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Wikipedia no

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse bygg.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bygg n (definite singular bygget, uncountable)
bygg m (definite singular byggen, uncountable)

  1. barley (Hordeum)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse byggja, via the verb bygge.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bygg n (definite singular bygget, indefinite plural bygg, definite plural bygga or byggene)

  1. building
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

bygg

  1. imperative of bygge

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse bygg.

Noun[edit]

bygg n (definite singular bygget, uncountable)
bygg m (definite singular byggen, uncountable)

  1. barley (Hordeum)

Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb bygge.

Noun[edit]

bygg n (definite singular bygget, indefinite plural bygg, definite plural bygga)

  1. building
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

bygg

  1. imperative of byggja, byggje, bygga and bygge

References[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the stem of the verb byggja, from Proto-Germanic *bewwą. Compare Old English bēow, Old Saxon beo, Old Frisian be.

Noun[edit]

bygg n

  1. barley (Hordeum)

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: bygg n
  • Faroese: bygg n
  • Norwegian: m
    Norwegian Bokmål: bygg
    Norwegian Nynorsk: bygg
  • Old Swedish: biug, biugh
  • Old Danish: biug n
  • Middle English: big, byg, byge

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

bygg

  1. imperative of bygga.

Etymology 2[edit]

Back-formation from bygg- och anläggningsprogrammet.

Noun[edit]

bygg ?

  1. (school slang) the vocational program in a Swedish gymnasium that focuses on skills in construction and carpentry.
    Jag går bygg.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)