kurr

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kurr (growling), of imitative origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kurr n (genitive singular kurrs, no plural)

  1. coo (murmuring sound made by a dove or pigeon)

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Noun[edit]

kurr m (genitive singular kurrs, no plural)

  1. grumbling

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Northern Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kurr m

  1. boy
  2. son, (male) child
    Te çend kurr hene?
    How many boys do you have?

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the verb kurra (to rumble), from Old Norse kurr (growling), of imitative origin. The Norse word was borrowed into Middle English curre (aggressive dog).

Noun[edit]

kurr c

  1. a rumble, a small rumbling sound, usually from the stomach
Declension[edit]
Declension of kurr 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative kurr kurret
Genitive kurrs kurrets

Etymology 2[edit]

From Tavringer Romani kura (to hit, to punch), from Romani kur- (to hit, to beat, to fight). Related to Sanskrit कुट्टयति (kuṭṭayati, to pound, to strike).

Noun[edit]

kurr n

  1. (colloquial) a fight, a scrimmage, a scuffle
Declension[edit]
Declension of kurr 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kurr kurret kurr kurren
Genitive kurrs kurrets kurrs kurrens
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • kurr in Svensk ordbok (SO)
  • Gerd Carling (2005), “kurr”, in Romani i svenskan: Storstadsslang och standardspråk, Stockholm: Carlsson, →ISBN, page 88