dyr

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse dýrr, from Proto-Germanic *diurijaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dyːr/, [d̥yɐ̯ˀ]

Adjective[edit]

dyr ‎(neuter dyrt, definite and plural dyre, comparative dyrere, superlative (predicative) dyrest, superlative (attributive) dyreste)

  1. expensive
  2. dear

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse dýr, from Proto-Germanic *deuzą.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dyːr/, [d̥yɐ̯ˀ]

Noun[edit]

dyr n (singular definite dyret, plural indefinite dyr)

  1. animal (organism)
  2. beast
  3. deer
Inflection[edit]

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dyrr, from Proto-Germanic *duriz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwer- ‎(door, gate).

Noun[edit]

dyr f pl (plurale tantum, genitive plural dura)

  1. door, doorway

Declension[edit]

f28 Plural
Indefinite Definite
Nominative dyr dyrnar
Accusative dyr dyrnar
Dative durum durunum
Genitive dura duranna

See also[edit]

  • hurð (wing of the door)

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dyrr, from Proto-Germanic *duriz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwer- ‎(door, gate).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dyr f pl ‎(plurale tantum)

  1. a door, a doorway

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse dýr. Cognate with Danish dyr, Swedish djur, Gothic 𐌳𐌹𐌿𐍃 ‎(dius), German Tier, Dutch dier, and English deer

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

dyr n ‎(definite singular dyret, indefinite plural dyr, definite plural dyra or dyrene)

  1. an animal
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse dýrr. Cognate with Danish dyr, Swedish dyr, German teuer, Dutch duur and dier, and English dear

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dyr ‎(neuter singular dyrt, definite singular and plural dyre, comparative dyrere, indefinite superlative dyrest, definite superlative dyreste)

  1. expensive
  2. dear
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse dýr.

Noun[edit]

dyr n ‎(definite singular dyret, indefinite plural dyr, definite plural dyra)

  1. an animal
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse dýrr.

Adjective[edit]

dyr ‎(neuter singular dyrt, definite singular and plural dyre, comparative dyrare, indefinite superlative dyrast, definite superlative dyraste)

  1. expensive
  2. dear
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Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dýrr, from Proto-Germanic *diurijaz.

Adjective[edit]

dȳr

  1. expensive, valuable

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Descendants[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish dȳr, from Old Norse dýrr, from Proto-Germanic *diurijaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

dyr (comparative dyrare, superlative dyrast)

  1. expensive
  2. (archaic) very valuable

Declension[edit]

Inflection of dyr
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular dyr dyrare dyrast
Neuter singular dyrt dyrare dyrast
Plural dyra dyrare dyrast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 dyre dyrare dyraste
All dyra dyrare dyraste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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Vilamovian[edit]

Article[edit]

dyr ‎(definite)

  1. the

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dyr

  1. Soft mutation of tyr.