súr

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse súrr, from Proto-Germanic *sūraz, from Proto-Indo-European *sūr-. Compare English sour, German sauer, Dutch zuur, Danish sur, Faroese súrur, Norwegian sur and Swedish sur.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

súr (comparative súrari, superlative súrastur)

  1. sour, tart, acid, acidic
  2. (of mood) surly, bitter, morose, sour
    Ekki vera svona súr.
    Don't be so morose.

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

súr m (genitive singular súir)

  1. (literary) (act of) searching for, seeking

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
súr shúr
after an, tsúr
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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