dýr

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See also: dyr and dyr-

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dýr n (genitive singular dýrs, plural dýr)

  1. animal

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Declension of dýr
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative dýr dýrið dýr dýrini
accusative dýr dýrið dýr dýrini
dative dýri dýrinum dýrum dýrunum
genitive dýrs dýrsins dýra dýranna

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dýr

  1. expensive, female nominative singular form of dýrur
  2. expensive, neuter nominative and accusative plural form of dýrur

Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse dýrr from Proto-Germanic *diurijaz, whence also Old English dēore (English dear), Old High German tiuri. Cognates with Danish dyr, Faroese dýrur, Norwegian dyr and Swedish dyr.

Adjective[edit]

dýr (comparative dýrari, superlative dýrastur) or dýr (comparative dýrri, superlative dýrstur)

  1. expensive, costly
  2. valuable, precious
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse dýr, from Proto-Germanic *deuzą. Cognate with Faroese dýr, Danish dyr, Swedish djur, Old English dēor (> English deer), Old High German tior (> German Tier).

Noun[edit]

dýr n (genitive singular dýrs, nominative plural dýr)

  1. animal, beast
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