fyre

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fyːrə/, [ˈfyːɐ]

Verb[edit]

fyre (imperative fyr, infinitive at fyre, present tense fyrer, past tense fyrede, perfect tense har fyret)

  1. to sack
  2. to fire

Noun[edit]

fyre c

  1. plural indefinite of fyr

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German firen

Verb[edit]

fyre (imperative fyr, present tense fyrer, passive fyres, simple past fyrte, past participle fyrt, present participle fyrende)

  1. to fire (supply a fire with fuel)
  2. to fire (bake in a kiln)
  3. fyre (opp) - to light (a fire)
  4. fyre (av) - to fire (a shot, rocket etc.)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German firen

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fyre (present tense fyrer, past tense fyrte, past participle fyrt, passive infinitive fyrast, present participle fyrande, imperative fyr)

  1. to fire (supply a fire with fuel)
  2. to fire (bake in a kiln)
  3. fyre (opp) - to light (a fire)
  4. fyre (av) - to fire (a shot, rocket etc.)
  5. (slang) to drink copious amounts of alcohol in a party setting

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Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fyre (plural fyres)

  1. (South Scots) fire

Usage notes[edit]

May also be spelt feier.