yr

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See also: Ýr, уг, үг, and -ýř

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

yr (plural yrs)

  1. Abbreviation of year.

Determiner[edit]

yr

  1. Abbreviation of your.

Contraction[edit]

yr

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Contraction of you are.

Anagrams[edit]


Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *ir (compare Welsh ir), from Proto-Celtic *ɸūros, from Proto-Indo-European *puHrós, from Proto-Indo-European *pewH- (to be clean, pure). Compare Irish úr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Revived Middle Cornish) IPA(key): [ɪːr]
  • (Revived Late Cornish) IPA(key): [iːr]

Noun[edit]

yr

  1. fresh

References[edit]

  • Cornish-English Dictionary from Maga's Online Dictionary
  • 2018, Akademi Kernewek Gerlyver Kernewek (FSS) Cornish Dictionary (SWF) (2018 edition, p.194)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /yːr/, [yːɾ], [yːʁ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From yre (to drizzle)

Noun[edit]

yr n (definite singular yret, indefinite plural yr, definite plural yra or yrene)

  1. (weather, rain) drizzle

Etymology 2[edit]

From yre (to swarm, teem)

Noun[edit]

yr n (definite singular yret, indefinite plural yr, definite plural yra or yrene)

  1. a myriad, swarm

Etymology 3[edit]

Unknown

Adjective[edit]

yr (masculine and feminine yr, neuter yrt, definite singular and plural yre, comparative yrere, indefinite superlative yrest, definite superlative yreste)

  1. cheerful, jolly, merry

References[edit]

  • “yr” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “yr” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /yːr/, [yːɾ], [yːʁ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From yre (to drizzle)

Noun[edit]

yr n (definite singular yret, indefinite plural yr, definite plural yra)

  1. (weather) drizzle

Etymology 2[edit]

From yre (to swarm, teem)

Noun[edit]

yr n (definite singular yret, indefinite plural yr, definite plural yra)

  1. a myriad, swarm

Etymology 3[edit]

Unknown

Adjective[edit]

yr (masculine and feminine yr, neuter yrt, definite singular and plural yre, comparative yrare, indefinite superlative yrast, definite superlative yraste)

  1. cheerful, jolly, merry

References[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed from Old Norse ýr (yew, a bow, the runic letter ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ȳr m

  1. the runic letter ᚣ (/y/)

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

yr (first-person singular present indicative vou, past participle ydo)

  1. Obsolete spelling of ir

Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /yːr/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -yːr

Adjective[edit]

yr

  1. dizzy
  2. lively, jolly, skittish

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of yr
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular yr yrare yrast
Neuter singular yrt yrare yrast
Plural yra yrare yrast
Masculine plural3 yre yrare yrast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 yre yrare yraste
All yra yrare yraste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

Anagrams[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Article[edit]

yr

  1. Alternative form of y (used before a word starting with a vowel, h or i representing the phoneme /j/)

Particle[edit]

yr

  1. Alternative form of y (used before a word starting with a vowel, h or i representing the phoneme /j/)

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ýra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

yr (preterite uhl, supine uht)

  1. whirl
    ul snjön
    snow whirled
    uhl sinrän
    sparks sprayed
  2. fall rapidly
    Han ul ómkull
    he fell over
  3. run fast
    Han ul nolät vajom.
    He ran north along the road.
    Han ul sóm’n pil utätter bakkin.
    He flew as an arrow along the hill.
  4. (with opp) to bounce up or suddenly move upwards like a returning ball