sykur

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Danish sukker, from Middle High German zucker, from Old High German zucker, from Old Italian zucchero, from Arabicسُكَّر(sukkar), from Early Modern Persianشکر(šakar), from Middle Persian𐭱𐭪𐭥(šakar), from Sanskrit शर्करा (śárkarā).

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Noun[edit]

sykur m or n (genitive singular sykurs, no plural)

  1. sugar

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