stor

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stórr ‎(big, large, tall, great).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /stoːɐ̯/, [sd̥oːˀɐ̯], [sd̥oɐ̯ˀ]
  • Rhymes: -oːɐ̯

Adjective[edit]

stor ‎(neuter stort, definite and plural store, comparative større, superlative størst)

  1. large (of a great size)
  2. great; magnificent; important
    Einstein anses som værende en af de største videnskabsmand i historien.
    Einstein is considered one of the greatest scientists of history.
    • 2014, Jesper Petersen, Fra harem til islamisk feminisme: Kvindernes kamp i Egypten, Akademisk Rejseforlag (ISBN 9788799570188), page 82
      Samtidig rykkede biografierne grænserne for, hvad en kvinde kunne tillade sig og forsynede kvinder med viden om historiens store kvinder, hvilket de kunne anvende i praksis når de skulle argumentere for deres sag.
      Also, the biographies pushed the envelope of what a woman could do, and supplied women with knowledge of the great women of history, which they could use in practice when arguing for themselves.
    • 2014, Asbjørn Jakobsen Fanø, Menneskelivet - en opdagelsesrejse: Hvad vil det sige at være menneske? Et liv i Folkehøjskolen og omegn, BoD – Books on Demand (ISBN 9788771458855), page 89
      Her oplevede de, at store videnskabsmænd kunne berige ikke alene hinandens tilværelse, men også deres forskning gennem dette.
      Here, they experienced that great scientists could enrich not only each other's existence, but also their research hereby.
    • 2015, Lars Albinus, Studium Generale, Klim (ISBN 9788771296013)
      Der skulle således i kalenderen indskrives navnedage for historiens store videnskabsmænd, oprettes templer og statuer til deres ære, ja, der skulle endda indstiftes 'sociale sakramenter' til minde om dem.
      Thus, name days should be added to the calendar for the great scientists of history, temples and statues should be erected in their honor, yes, even 'social sacraments' should be institued in their memory.
  3. (of letters) capital, upper case
    store bogstaver
    uppercase letters
  4. (euphemistic) fat
    • 2015, Maeve Binchy, Fortællinger fra Chestnut Street, Rosinante & Co (ISBN 9788763837859)
      Den lå i en travl købstad, hvor en hel del af kunderne var midaldrende, lidt store kvinder, som igen og igen måtte gå derfra uden at have købt noget, fordi der ikke var noget i deres størrelse.
      It was situated in a busy shopping city, where quite a lot of the customers were middle-aged, slightly large women, who time and time again had to leave without bying anything, since there was nothing they could fit.
    • 2015, Rachel Kushner, Flammekasterne, Gyldendal A/S (ISBN 9788702163759)
      Bag autoliftene viftede store kvinder sig og vogtede over køletasker.
      Behind the auto lifts, heavy-set women fanned themselves and guarded cool bags.
  5. (of a child) old
    Karl blev sur da de store børn ikke ville lege med ham.
    Karl became angry when the older children wouldn't play with him.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stórr ‎(big, large, tall, great).

Adjective[edit]

stor ‎(neuter singular stort, definite singular and plural store, comparative større, indefinite superlative størst, definite superlative største)

  1. large, big
    et stort hus ― a big house
  2. of high regard
    en stor mann ― an important man
  3. good, real
    en stor tosk(please add an English translation of this usage example)
    en stor unge(please add an English translation of this usage example)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stórr ‎(big, large, tall, great).

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Adjective[edit]

stor ‎(masculine and feminine stor, neuter stort, definite singular and plural store, comparative større, indefinite superlative størst, definite superlative største)

  1. large, big
    Jakka mi er for stor. ― My jacket is too big.

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

stor m (plural stores, feminine stora, feminine plural storas)

  1. Alternative form of setor (teacher)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish stor from Old Norse stórr ‎(big, large, tall, great), from Proto-Germanic *stōraz, from Proto-Indo-European *stāro-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

stor (comparative större, superlative störst)

  1. big, large; of large size
    Björnen var större än vanligt. ― The bear was larger than usual.
  2. great, grand, very important; awesome
    Det är stort att få träffa sin idol. ― It is great to meet one's idol.

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