päron

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See also: paron and parón

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse pera f, from Vulgar Latin *pira, originally the plural of Latin pirum, but reanalyzed as feminine singular, +‎ -on (neutral noun-forming suffix; used in the names of fruits and berries). The sense "parent" probably originates from the similarity to English parent.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

päron n

  1. pear (fruit)
  2. (slang) parent
    Jag vill gärna ha en moppe men får inte för päronen.
    I would like to have a moped, but my parents won't let me.
  3. the barrel of a clarinet
  4. indefinite plural of pära.

Declension[edit]

Declension of päron 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative päron päronet päron päronen
Genitive pärons päronets pärons päronens

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Finnish: päärynä

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