pære

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pære c (singular definite pæren, plural indefinite pærer)

  1. pear
  2. light bulb
  3. (colloquial) intellect
    Prøv at bruge pæren en gang imellem!
    Try to use your head once in a while!

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Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Danish pære

Noun[edit]

pære (plural pærit)

  1. pear

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse pera (pear tree), from Latin

Noun[edit]

pære f, m (definite singular pæra or pæren, indefinite plural pærer, definite plural pærene)

  1. a pear
  2. any pear-shaped object
  3. (colloquial) (human) head
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Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly humorous remolding of pur (pure)

Adjective[edit]

pære (indeclinable)

  1. utter, complete
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Adverb[edit]

pære

  1. utterly, completely
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse pera

Noun[edit]

pære f (definite singular pæra, indefinite plural pærer, definite plural pærene)

  1. a pear
  2. any pear-shaped object, such as a light bulb

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