syre

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See also: Syre, sýre, and -syre

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

syre (plural syres)

  1. Obsolete form of sire.

Verb[edit]

syre (third-person singular simple present syres, present participle syring, simple past and past participle syred)

  1. Obsolete form of sire.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sýra. See also sur.

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Noun[edit]

syre c (singular definite syren, plural indefinite syrer)

  1. (chemistry) acid (generally understood to be a Brønsted-Lowry acid)
    Saltsyre er en stærk syre
    Hydrochloric acid is a strong acid
  2. (of food) The state of being sour.
    Denne suppe mangler lidt syre
    This soup needs a little sourness

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

syre

  1. vocative masculine singular of syrus

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɨrɛ/, [ˈsɨrə]

Adjective[edit]

syre

  1. inflection of syry:
    1. neuter nominative/accusative singular
    2. nominative/accusative plural

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

syre

  1. Alternative form of sire

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sýra, from Proto-Germanic *sūrą.

Noun[edit]

syre f or m (definite singular syra or syren, indefinite plural syrer, definite plural syrene)

  1. (an) acid

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse sýra. The verb is derived from the noun.

Noun[edit]

syre f (definite singular syra, indefinite plural syrer, definite plural syrene)

  1. (chemistry) an acid
  2. sour whey
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Verb[edit]

syre (present tense syrar/syrer, past tense syra/syrte, past participle syra/syrt, passive infinitive syrast, present participle syrande, imperative syre/syr)

  1. (transitive) to make more sour or acidic
  2. (intransitive) to rot and smell
  3. (transitive) to corrode with acid
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse súra. The vowel might be Akin to Icelandic súra.

Noun[edit]

syre f (definite singular syra, indefinite plural syrer, definite plural syrene)

  1. (botany) rumex, sorrel
  2. (botany) plant of another genus, but which also has acidic leaves
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Slovak[edit]

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Noun[edit]

syre

  1. locative singular of syr

Swedish[edit]

Chemical element
O
Previous: kväve (N)
Next: fluor (F)

Etymology[edit]

From sur (sour) and syrlig (acidic). Coined by Swedish scientists Pehr von Afzelius and Anders Gustaf Ekeberg in 1795, based on the early belief that oxygen was a main ingredient in all acids. Analogue with kväve (nitrogen) and väte (hydrogen). Cognate with Latin oxygenium.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsyːˌrɛ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

syre n (uncountable)

  1. oxygen
    Synonym: oxygen (rare)

Declension[edit]

Declension of syre 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative syre syret
Genitive syres syrets

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