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DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dyːr/, [d̥yɐ̯ˀ]

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse dýrr, from Proto-Germanic *diurijaz.

AdjectiveEdit

dyr

  1. expensive
  2. dear
    hendes dyreste eje
    her most precious possession
InflectionEdit
Inflection of dyr
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular dyr dyrere dyrest2
Neuter singular dyrt dyrere dyrest2
Plural dyre dyrere dyrest2
Definite attributive1 dyre dyrere dyreste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse dýr, from Proto-Germanic *deuzą, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewsóm.

NounEdit

dyr n (singular definite dyret, plural indefinite dyr)

  1. animal (organism)
  2. beast
  3. deer
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

dyr

  1. present of dy

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse dyrr, from Proto-Germanic *duriz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwer- (door, gate).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dyr f pl (plurale tantum, genitive plural dura)

  1. door, doorway

DeclensionEdit

Declension of dyr (plural only)
f28 plural
indefinite definite
nominative dyr dyrnar
accusative dyr dyrnar
dative durum durunum
genitive dura duranna

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse dyrr, from Proto-Germanic *duriz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwer- (door, gate).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dyr f pl (plurale tantum)

  1. a door, a doorway

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse dýr, from Proto-Germanic *deuzą, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewsóm. Cognate with Danish dyr, Swedish djur, Gothic 𐌳𐌹𐌿𐍃 (dius), German Tier, Dutch dier, and English deer.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /dyːr/

NounEdit

dyr n (definite singular dyret, indefinite plural dyr, definite plural dyra or dyrene)

  1. an animal
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse dýrr. Cognate with Danish dyr, Swedish dyr, German teuer, Dutch duur and dier, and English dear.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

dyr (neuter singular dyrt, definite singular and plural dyre, comparative dyrere, indefinite superlative dyrest, definite superlative dyreste)

  1. expensive
  2. dear
SynonymsEdit
AntonymsEdit

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse dýr, from Proto-Germanic *deuzą, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewsóm.

NounEdit

dyr n (definite singular dyret, indefinite plural dyr, definite plural dyra)

  1. an animal
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse dýrr.

AdjectiveEdit

dyr (neuter singular dyrt, definite singular and plural dyre, comparative dyrare, indefinite superlative dyrast, definite superlative dyraste)

  1. expensive
  2. dear
SynonymsEdit
AntonymsEdit

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Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse dýrr, from Proto-Germanic *diurijaz.

AdjectiveEdit

dȳr

  1. expensive, valuable

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish dȳr, from Old Norse dýrr, from Proto-Germanic *diurijaz.

PronunciationEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

dyr (comparative dyrare, superlative dyrast)

  1. expensive
  2. (archaic) very valuable

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of dyr
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular dyr dyrare dyrast
Neuter singular dyrt dyrare dyrast
Plural dyra dyrare dyrast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 dyre dyrare dyraste
All dyra dyrare dyraste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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VilamovianEdit

ArticleEdit

dyr (definite)

  1. the

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

dyr

  1. Soft mutation of tyr.