timme

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Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

timme c

  1. an hour (time period of sixty minutes)
    • 1915, Dan Andersson, "Jag väntar...", 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. an hour, a lesson, a class, a lecture (in school, an item in the daily schedule)
    nästa timme har vi matte
    next hour is math

Declension[edit]

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

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