byrå

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bureau

Noun[edit]

byrå n (definite singular byrået, indefinite plural byrå or byråer, definite plural byråa or byråene)

  1. agency, bureau, office

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bureau

Noun[edit]

byrå n (definite singular byrået, indefinite plural byrå, definite plural byråa)

  1. agency, bureau, office

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed 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, an office, an agency

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Declension[edit]

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

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