stór

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

stór

  1. feminine nominative singular of stórur
  2. neuter nominative plural of stórur
  3. neuter accusative plural of stórur

Declension[edit]

stórur a1
Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) stórur stór stórt
Accusative (hvønnfall) stóran stóra
Dative (hvørjumfall) stórum stórari stórum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (stórs) (stórar) (stórs)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) stórir stórar stór
Accusative (hvønnfall) stórar
Dative (hvørjumfall) stórum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (stóra)

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stórr, from Proto-Germanic *stōraz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

stór (comparative stærri, superlative stærstur)

  1. big
  2. great

Usage notes[edit]

Refers to stature and size.

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from English store.

Noun[edit]

stór m (genitive singular stóir, nominative plural stórtha)

  1. goods, provisions
  2. wealth, value
  3. affluence
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Medieval Latin historia (story of a building), from Latin historia (narrative, illustration). Cognate with English storey, story. Doublet of stair.

Noun[edit]

stór m (genitive singular stóir, nominative plural stórtha)

  1. storey, story
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