kärna

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish kiærne, from Old Norse kjarni. Cognate with Icelandic kjarni, German Kern, Dutch kern, Luxembourgish Kär.

Noun[edit]

kärna c

  1. a seed, a pip
  2. a kernel, a nucleus, a core
  3. a pit (of a cherry)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of kärna 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kärna kärnan kärnor kärnorna
Genitive kärnas kärnans kärnors kärnornas
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Swedish kerna, from Old Norse kirna, from Proto-Germanic *kernǭ. Cognate with Icelandic kirna, English churn, German Karn, Dutch karn, West Frisian tsjerne.

Noun[edit]

kärna c

  1. a churn
Declension[edit]
Inflection of kärna 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kärna kärnan kärnor kärnorna
Genitive kärnas kärnans kärnors kärnornas

Verb[edit]

kärna ‎(present kärnar, preterite kärnade, supine kärnat, imperative kärna)

  1. to churn
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