stund

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stund, from Proto-Germanic *stundō (point in time, hour), from Proto-Indo-European *stut- (prop), from Proto-Indo-European *stā-, *sth- (to stand).

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Noun[edit]

stund c (singular definite stunden, plural indefinite stunder)

  1. while

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stund, from Proto-Germanic *stundō (point in time, hour), from Proto-Indo-European *stut- (prop), from Proto-Indo-European *stā-, *sth- (to stand).

Noun[edit]

stund f (genitive singular stundar, plural stundir)

  1. while

Declension[edit]

Declension of stund
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative stund stundin stundir stundirnar
accusative stund stundina stundir stundirnar
dative stund stundini stundum stundunum
genitive stundar stundarinnar stunda stundanna

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stund f (genitive singular stundar, nominative plural stundir)

  1. an undetermined amount of time, a while
  2. an hour
  3. exertion, application

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

stund

  1. Alternative form of stound: various spans of time.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stund.

Noun[edit]

stund f or m (definite singular stunda or stunden, indefinite plural stunder, definite plural stundene)

  1. a while
    for en stund siden – a while ago
  2. a moment

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /stʉnː/, /stʊnː/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse stund.

Noun[edit]

stund f (definite singular stunda, indefinite plural stunder, definite plural stundene)

  1. a while
  2. a moment

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

stund

  1. imperative of stunda

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *stundō (point in time, hour), from Proto-Indo-European *stut- (prop), from Proto-Indo-European *stā-, *sth- (to stand); cognate with Old Saxon stunda (Dutch stonde), Old High German stunta (German Stunde), Old Norse stund (Swedish stund).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stund f (nominative plural stunda or stunde)

  1. time, while
    Nō iċ þa stunde bemearn, ne for wunde weōpAt the time, I mourned not, nor for the wounded wept. (Exon. Th. 499, 12; Rä. 88, 14)
  2. a period of time, an hour [1]

Adverb[edit]

stund

  1. at once, forthwith, immediately
    Hē word stunde āhōfHe brought up the word forthwith.

Derived terms[edit]

  • orlegstund (time of adversity)
  • stundmǣlum (from time to time, gradually: time after time, alternately)
  • stundum (from time to time, at times; with effort, laboriously, eagerly, fiercely)
  • winterstund (winter-hour, short time)
  • woruldstund (life in this world, sojourn upon earth)

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: stund, stounde, stound

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *stundō (point in time, hour), from Proto-Indo-European *stut- (prop). Compare Old English stund, Old Frisian stunde, Old Saxon stunda, Old High German stunta, stunt, Gothic *𐍃𐍄𐌿𐌽𐌳𐌰 (*stunda) (> Catalan estona (time, while)).

Noun[edit]

stund f

  1. time
  2. hour
  3. an undetermined amount of time
    um stundfor a while

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stund, from Proto-Germanic *stundō (point in time, hour), from Proto-Indo-European *stut- (prop), from Proto-Indo-European *stā-, *sth- (to stand).

Pronunciation[edit]

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    (the audio file includes the Swedish indefinite article 'en': i.e. "en stund" equivalent to the English "a moment".)

Noun[edit]

stund c

  1. while
  2. moment, time

Declension[edit]

Declension of stund 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative stund stunden stunder stunderna
Genitive stunds stundens stunders stundernas

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