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stund

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse stund, from Proto-Germanic *stundō (point in time, hour), from Proto-Indo-European *stut- (prop), from Proto-Indo-European *stā-, *sth- (to stand).

NounEdit

stund c (singular definite stunden, plural indefinite stunder)

  1. while

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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse stund, from Proto-Germanic *stundō (point in time, hour), from Proto-Indo-European *stut- (prop), from Proto-Indo-European *stā-, *sth- (to stand).

NounEdit

stund f (genitive singular stundar, plural stundir)

  1. while

DeclensionEdit

f2 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative stund stundin stundir stundirnar
Accusative stund stundina stundir stundirnar
Dative stund stundini stundum stundunum
Genitive stundar stundarinnar stunda stundanna

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

stund f (genitive singular stundar, nominative plural stundir)

  1. an undetermined amount of time, a while
  2. an hour
  3. exertion, application

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *stundō (point in time, hour), from Proto-Indo-European *stut- (prop), from Proto-Indo-European *stā-, *sth- (to stand); cognate with Old Saxon stunda (Dutch stonde), Old High German stunta (German Stunde), Old Norse stund (Swedish stund).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

stund f (nominative plural stunda or stunde)

  1. time, while
    Nó ic ða stunde bemearn, ne for wunde weóp — At the time, I mourned not, nor for the wounded wept.
  2. A period of time, an hour; specifically, a division of the day probably equivalent to about three hours

AdverbEdit

stund

  1. at once, forthwith, immediately
    Hé word stunde áhóf — He brought up the word forthwith.

See alsoEdit

The eight stunda:

Derived termsEdit

  • orlegstund f. — time of adversity
  • stundmǣlum adv. — from time to time, gradually: time after time, alternately.
  • stundum adv. — from time to time, at times; with effort, laboriously, eagerly, fiercely
  • winterstund f. — winter-hour, short time
  • woruldstund f. — life in this world, sojourn upon earth

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse stund, from Proto-Germanic *stundō (point in time, hour), from Proto-Indo-European *stut- (prop), from Proto-Indo-European *stā-, *sth- (to stand).

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NounEdit

stund c

  1. while
  2. moment, time

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