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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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stund

Noun[edit]

stund f, 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]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stund

Noun[edit]

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

  1. a while
  2. a moment

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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).

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Noun[edit]

stund f ‎(nominative plural stunda or stunde)

  1. time, while
    Nó ic ða stunde bemearn, ne for wunde weóp — At the time, I mourned not, nor for the wounded wept.
  2. A period of time, an hour; specifically, a division of the day probably equivalent to about three hours

Adverb[edit]

stund

  1. at once, forthwith, immediately
    Hé word stunde áhóf — He brought up the word forthwith.

See also[edit]

The eight stunda:

Derived terms[edit]

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

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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).

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Noun[edit]

stund c

  1. while
  2. moment, time

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