cykel

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English cycle (bicycle) (1880s).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sykəl/, [ˈsyɡ̊l̩] or (dated) IPA(key): /sikəl/, [ˈsiɡ̊l̩]

Noun[edit]

cykel c (singular definite cyklen or (unofficial) cykelen, plural indefinite cykler)

  1. bicycle, bike

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Both senses trace their origin to Late Latin cyclus. In the sense of a bicycle, the path goes through English and Danish. In the sense of a period, the path is more direct.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • 1 - IPA(key): /sʏkel/,
    (file)
  • 2 - IPA(key): /syːkel/

Noun[edit]

cykel c

  1. a bicycle, a bike
  2. a cycle, a period

Declension[edit]

Declension of cykel 1
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative cykel cykeln cyklar cyklarna
Genitive cykels cykelns cyklars cyklarnas
Declension of cykel 2
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative cykel cykeln cykler cyklerna
Genitive cykels cykelns cyklers cyklernas

Derived terms[edit]

bicycle
period

Descendants[edit]

  • Finnish: tsyge, tsygä

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