skærgård

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Equivalent to skær (rock, skerry) +‎ gård (yard). Compare Old Norse skergarðr, Norwegian skjærgård, Swedish skärgård.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skɛːrɡɔːˀr/, [ˈsɡ̊ɛɐ̯ˌɡ̊ɒˀ]

NounEdit

skærgård c (singular definite skærgården, plural indefinite skærgårde)

  1. coastal archipelago (with rocks or skerries, especially with reference to Sweden or Norway)

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