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From Old Swedish tīme, from Old Norse tími, from Proto-Germanic *tīmô (time), from Proto-Germanic *tī-, from Proto-Indo-European *dī- (time).


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timme c

  1. an hour (time period of sixty minutes)
    • 1915, Dan Andersson, “Jag väntar...”, in Kolvaktarens visor:
      Jag väntar vid min mila medan timmarna lida
      I'm tending my charcoal stack while the hours go by
  2. an hour, a time of day
    i denna sena timme
    this late
  3. a lesson, a class, a lecture, a period (in school, an item in the daily schedule)
    nästa timme har vi matte
    next class is math


Declension of timme 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative timme timmen timmar timmarna
Genitive timmes timmens timmars timmarnas

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