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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse dýrka, from dýrr (dear, valuable). Compare Swedish dyrka.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dyrkə/, [d̥yɐ̯ɡ̊ə]

VerbEdit

dyrke (imperative dyrk, infinitive at dyrke, present tense dyrker, past tense dyrkede, perfect tense er/har dyrket)

  1. to engage in (to enter into (an activity), to participate)
  2. to practice (repetition of an activity to improve skill)
  3. to study (acquire knowledge)
  4. to cultivate, to till
  5. to grow (to cause something to become bigger)
  6. to raise (to grow)
  7. to culture (to maintain in an environment suitable for growth)
  8. to worship
  9. (informal, chiefly imperative) check out, get a load of
    • 2013, Jonathan Stroud (tr. by Kim Langer), Bartimæus-trilogien 2 - Golems øje, Lindhardt og Ringhof (→ISBN)
      Dyrk lige ham nede for enden. Han har taget skikkelse af en fodskammel. Langt ude ... men alligevel lidt tjekket.”
      "Check out that guy down at the end. He's taken the form of a footstool. Far out ... but still kind of cool."
    • 2014, Stefan Ahnhem (tr. by Anders Juel Michelsen), Offer uden ansigt, Lindhardt og Ringhof (→ISBN)
      Dyrk lige hans pik! Den er sgu så lille, at den ligner en fisse!
      Get a load of his dick! It's so small, it looks like a pussy!
    • 2008, Camilla Läckberg (tr. by Ellen Boen), Ulykkesfuglen, Art People (→ISBN)
      Dyrk lige det her!” Han tog teskeen op og fik den til at balancere på næsen.
      "Check this out!" He picked up the teaspoon and balanced it on his nose.
    • 2013, Chris Carter (tr by. Per Vadmand), Dødsshowet, Katrin Agency (→ISBN)
      ”Hej, Spinner, kom lige og dyrk det her.”
      "Hey, Spinner, come check this out."

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse dýrka, from dýrr (dear, valuable). Compare with Swedish dyrka.

VerbEdit

dyrke (imperative dyrk, present tense dyrker, passive dyrkes, simple past and past participle dyrka or dyrket, present participle dyrkende)

  1. to engage in (to enter into (an activity), to participate)
  2. to study (acquire knowledge)
  3. to cultivate, till
  4. to grow (cultivate plants)
  5. to raise (to grow)
  6. to culture (to maintain in an environment suitable for growth)
  7. to worship

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