skur

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See also: skúr, škur, and -skur

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse skúrr.

Noun[edit]

skur n (definite singular skuret, indefinite plural skur, definite plural skura or skurene)

  1. a shed
    • 2014, Rød eller død by David Peace, Forlaget Press →ISBN [1]
      Bill gikk bort til skuret. Det lille redskapsskuret deres. Bill gikk inn i skuret. Bill fant frem gressklipperen. Den røde håndgressklipperen av merket Shanks.
      Bill went off to the shed. The little tool shed of theirs. Bill went into the shed. Bill found the lawnmower. The red hand lawnmower of the make Shanks.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse skúr

Noun[edit]

skur f, m (definite singular skura or skuren, indefinite plural skurer, definite plural skurene)

  1. a shower (e.g. of hail, rain, stones, meteorites)
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse skúrr

Noun[edit]

skur n (definite singular skuret, indefinite plural skur, definite plural skura)

  1. a shed (a slight or temporary structure built to shade or shelter something)
    • 1971, Olav H. Hauge, "Tid å hausta inn":
      I kveldingi set eg stigen burt og hengjer laupen frå meg i skuret.
      At dusk, I put away the ladder and hang my box in the shed.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse skúr. Akin to English shower.

Noun[edit]

skur f (definite singular skura, indefinite plural skurer, definite plural skurene)

  1. a shower (a brief fall of rain or hail)
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

skur

  1. imperative of skura

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish, from Old Norse skúr, from Proto-Germanic *skūrō; cognate with Icelandic skúr, German Schauer, Dutch schoer, and English shower, Old English scur, possibly relating to Latin caurus (north-west wind)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skur c

  1. a shower, a burst (of sudden rain, hail, arrows, bombs, electrons, curses, data transfer, etc.)
    i ur och skur
    (figuratively) no matter what; come what may; persistently
  2. (dialectal) a small roof to protect against rain

Declension[edit]

Declension of skur 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative skur skuren skurar skurarna
Genitive skurs skurens skurars skurarnas

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