skyr

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Icelandic skyr.

Noun[edit]

skyr (uncountable)

  1. A yogurt-like product made of curdled milk, curds stored up for food; a thick dairy product unique to Icelandic cuisine that can be traced back to the Vikings.

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skyr.

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Noun[edit]

skyr n (genitive singular skyrs, uncountable)

  1. skyr

Declension[edit]

Declension of skyr (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative skyr skyrið
accusative skyr skyrið
dative skyri skyrinum
genitive skyrs skyrsins

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Old Norse skyr (thick curdled milk)[1]. Related to the terms skjör-ost in Fjón, Denmark, skjør-ost or skjør in Norwegian, meaning “buttermilk” or “cultured milk”, and many similar terms in Swedish dialects. The Latin term lac concretum (thick milk) is in the book Germania by Tacitus.

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Noun[edit]

skyr n (genitive singular skyrs, no plural)

  1. skyr (yogurt-like product made of curdled milk)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ J.Fritzner. Ordbog over det gamle norske Sprog. 1862, Christiania.

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skírr, from Proto-Germanic *skīriz. Doublet of schyre.

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Adjective[edit]

skyr

  1. clear-coloured, pale, light, luminous, radiant
  2. (rare) clear, noticeable, discernible
  3. (rare) unadulterated, undiluted, full-strength
  4. (rare) untainted, unaffected, secure

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

skyr

  1. present tense of sky

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

skyr

  1. present tense of sky