See also: Sommer, sømmer, and sòmmer

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Afrikaans sommer

InterjectionEdit

sommer

  1. (South Africa) just because; answer to questions (especially "why" questions) that you do not want to answer or don't have a specific answer for.
    Why do I have to go to school?
    Sommer.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

sommer (plural sommers)

  1. (obsolete) Alternative form of summer

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch zomaar, with vowel reduction.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

sommer

  1. just, no more than
    • 2003, Dalene Matthee, Toorbos, Tafelberg, page 255:
      Hy sê: Moenie laf wees nie, dit was sommer kanonskote vir koningin Victoria se verjaardag, dis Engeland se skip wat in die hawe lê.
      He said, Don't be silly; that was just cannon shots for Queen Victoria's birthday; that's an English ship there in the harbour.

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sumarr, sumar, from Proto-Germanic *sumaraz, from Proto-Indo-European *sem- (summer).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɔmɐ/, [ˈsʌmɐ], [ˈsɒ̽mɒ̽]

NounEdit

sommer c (singular definite sommeren, plural indefinite somre)

  1. (season) summer (hottest season)

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Seasons in Danish · årstider (layout · text)
forår (spring) sommer (summer) efterår (autumn) vinter (winter)

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

somme +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sɔ.me/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

sommer

  1. (mathematics) to sum up
  2. to summon, to call

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sumarr, sumar, from Proto-Germanic *sumaraz.

NounEdit

sommer m (definite singular sommeren, indefinite plural sommere or somre or somrer, definite plural sommerne or somrene)

  1. summer

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Seasons in Norwegian Bokmål · årstider (layout · text)
vår (spring) sommer (summer) høst (autumn) vinter (winter)

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