byrå

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bureau ‎(office), from bure ‎(woolen cloth). Thus originally a type of coarse woolen cloth used to cover a writing desk.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbyːˌrɔ/, /ˈbyːrɔ/, /bʏˈroː/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -oː

Noun[edit]

byrå c

  1. a bureau, a dresser, a chest of drawers
  2. a bureau, a office, a agency

Declension[edit]

Inflection of byrå
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative byrå byrån byråar byråarna
Genitive byrås byråns byråars byråarnas
Inflection of byrå
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative byrå byrån byråer byråerna
Genitive byrås byråns byråers byråernas

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