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DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fyːrə/, [ˈfyːɐ]

VerbEdit

fyre (imperative fyr, infinitive at fyre, present tense fyrer, past tense fyrede, perfect tense har fyret)

  1. to sack
  2. to fire

NounEdit

fyre c

  1. indefinite plural of fyr

NornEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fjórir, from Proto-Germanic *fedwōr.

NumeralEdit

fyre

  1. four

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German firen

VerbEdit

fyre (imperative fyr, present tense fyrer, passive fyres, simple past fyrte, past participle fyrt, present participle fyrende)

  1. to fire (supply a fire with fuel)
  2. to fire (bake in a kiln)
  3. fyre (opp) - to light (a fire)
  4. fyre (av) - to fire (a shot, rocket etc.)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German firen

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

fyre (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. fyre (opp) - to light (a fire)
  4. fyre (av) - to fire (a shot, rocket etc.)
  5. (slang) to drink copious amounts of alcohol in a party setting
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PrepositionEdit

fyre

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 1938; superseded by føre

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ScotsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fyre (plural fyres)

  1. (South Scots) fire

Usage notesEdit

May also be spelt feier.