skur

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See also: skúr, škur, and -skur

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse skúr

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.

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)

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. (dialect) 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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