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.

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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]

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. farm, estate
  2. yard
  3. courtyard

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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