gård

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See also: gard, gaard, Gard, gärd, and Gärd

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish garth, from Old Norse garðr, from Proto-Germanic *gardaz, cognate with Norwegian Bokmål gård, Swedish gård, English yard, Dutch gaard. Related to gærde (fence, wall).

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gård c (singular definite gården, plural indefinite gårde)

  1. farm, estate, land (property in the countryside)
  2. court, courtyard, yard, patio (an open space enclosed by walls or buildings)
  3. playground, schoolyard

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish gård (farm, estate; court, yard), from Old Danish garth, from Old Norse garðr (fence; yard, court; house), from Proto-Germanic *gardaz (enclosure, court, yard, garden), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰórdʰos, from *gʰerdʰ- (to enclose, encircle).

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gård m (definite singular gården, indefinite plural gårder, definite plural gårdene)

  1. farm, estate, land
  2. courtyard

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

gård m (definite singular gården, indefinite plural gårdar, definite plural gårdane)

  1. (pre-1984) alternative form of gard: townhouse

Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish garþer, from Old Norse garðr, from Proto-Germanic *gardaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰórdʰos, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰerdʰ- (to enclose).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡoːrd/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

gård c

  1. a country estate ((larger) property with houses (sometimes along with farmland, pasture, etc.) in the countryside)
    1. a farm
      Synonym: bondgård
  2. a property with a main building and smaller buildings (more generally); often translatable as "center"
    kursgård
    course center (such a property where education is carried out)
  3. (in some idiomatic cases) a property (even more generally, for example just a single house with a yard); often translatable as "center" as well
    ungdomsgård
    youth center
  4. a yard (open area adjoining a house or other building)
    Barnen lekte på gården
    The kids were playing in the yard
    1. a courtyard
      Synonym: innergård
  5. a yard (enclosed area designated for a specific purpose)
    vingård
    vineyard

Declension[edit]

Declension of gård 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gård gården gårdar gårdarna
Genitive gårds gårdens gårdars gårdarnas

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