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NounEdit

dýr n (genitive singular dýrs, plural dýr)

  1. animal

DeclensionEdit

Declension of dýr
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative dýr dýrið dýr dýrini
accusative dýr dýrið dýr dýrini
dative dýri dýrinum dýrum dýrunum
genitive dýrs dýrsins dýra dýranna

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dýr

  1. expensive, feminine nominative singular of dýrur
  2. expensive, neuter nominative/accusative plural of dýrur

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse dýrr from Proto-Germanic *diurijaz, whence also Old English dēore (English dear), Old High German tiuri. Cognates with Danish dyr, Faroese dýrur, Norwegian Bokmål dyr and Swedish dyr.

AdjectiveEdit

dýr (comparative dýrari, superlative dýrastur) or dýr (comparative dýrri, superlative dýrstur)

  1. expensive, costly
  2. valuable, precious
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse dýr, from Proto-Germanic *deuzą. Cognate with Faroese dýr, Danish dyr, Swedish djur, Old English dēor (> English deer), Old High German tior (> German Tier).

NounEdit

dýr n (genitive singular dýrs, nominative plural dýr)

  1. animal, beast
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