See also: fýra

ElfdalianEdit

Elfdalian cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : fyra
    Ordinal : fiuord

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fjórir, from Proto-Germanic *fedwōr. Cognate with Swedish fyra.

NumeralEdit

fyra

  1. four

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

fyra n

  1. definite plural of fyr (etymology 3)

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German firen

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PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

fyra (present tense fyrer, past tense fyrte, past participle fyrt, passive infinitive fyrast, present participle fyrande, imperative fyr)

  1. to fire (supply a fire with fuel)
  2. to fire (bake in a kiln)
  3. fyra (opp) - to light (a fire)
    • 1899, Marta Steinsvik, translated from Eugène Süe, Folkeliv i Paris:
      Og so lyt mor Pipelet kvar dag fyra i omnen, so ikkje dei fine møbli skal taka skade.
      And every day, mother Pipelet has to light up the fireplace, so the nice furniture does not get damaged.
  4. fyra (av) - to fire (a shot, rocket etc.)
    • 1890, Steinar Schjøtt, Norigs soga: Lærebok aat amts- og folkehøgskular:
      Svensken fyrte alt han orkad, daa Tordenskjold siglde inn, men han svarad inkje, fyrr han var komen heilt inn og kunne snu breidsida til.
      The Swede fired all he managed when Tordenskjold sailed in, but he did not reply before he had gotten all the way in and could turn his broadside towards them.
  5. (slang) to drink copious amounts of alcohol in a party setting

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fyra n

  1. definite plural of fyr

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SwedishEdit

Swedish cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : fyra
    Ordinal : fjärde

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfyːˌra/
    (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Swedish fiurir, fiūri, fȳrir, fȳri, from Runic East Norse ᚠᛁᚢᚱᛁᛦ (fiuriʀ) (Old West Norse fjórir), from Proto-Germanic *fedwōr, from *kʷetwṓr, the neuter form of Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres.

NumeralEdit

fyra

  1. four
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NounEdit

fyra c

  1. four; the digit "4"
  2. fourth-grader; pupil in the fourth year of school
  3. a class of fourth-graders
  4. (uncountable, mainly used in the definite) the fourth year in school
    De barnen går i fyran.
    Those children are in fourth grade.
  5. (uncountable, mainly used in the definite) fourth gear
  6. a person who finishes a competition as number four
  7. an apartment with one kitchen and four rooms
DeclensionEdit
Declension of fyra 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fyra fyran fyror fyrorna
Genitive fyras fyrans fyrors fyrornas
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Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

fyra (present fyrar, preterite fyrade, supine fyrat, imperative fyra)

  1. to fire (a weapon, a rocket)
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