See also: Syre, sýre, and -syre

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Noun edit

syre (plural syres)

  1. Obsolete form of sire.

Verb edit

syre (third-person singular simple present syres, present participle syring, simple past and past participle syred)

  1. Obsolete form of sire.

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Etymology edit

From Old Norse sýra. See also sur.

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Noun edit

syre c (singular definite syren, plural indefinite syrer)

  1. (chemistry) acid (generally understood to be a Brønsted-Lowry acid)
    Saltsyre er en stærk syre
    Hydrochloric acid is a strong acid
  2. (of food) The state of being sour.
    Denne suppe mangler lidt syre
    This soup needs a little sourness

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Adjective edit

syre

  1. vocative masculine singular of syrus

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Lower Sorbian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɨrɛ/, [ˈsɨrə]

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syre

  1. inflection of syry:
    1. neuter nominative/accusative singular
    2. nominative/accusative plural

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syre

  1. Alternative form of sire

Norwegian Bokmål edit

 
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Etymology edit

From Old Norse sýra, from Proto-Germanic *sūrą.

Noun edit

syre f or m (definite singular syra or syren, indefinite plural syrer, definite plural syrene)

  1. (an) acid

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Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse sýra. The verb is derived from the noun. The term for LSD is a Calque of English acid.

Noun edit

syre f (definite singular syra, indefinite plural syrer, definite plural syrene)

  1. (chemistry) an acid
  2. sour whey
  3. (slang) LSD
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Verb edit

syre (present tense syrar/syrer, past tense syra/syrte, past participle syra/syrt, passive infinitive syrast, present participle syrande, imperative syre/syr)

  1. (transitive) to make more sour or acidic
  2. (intransitive) to rot and smell
  3. (transitive) to corrode with acid
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Etymology 2 edit

From Old Norse súra. The vowel might be Akin to Icelandic súra.

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syre f (definite singular syra, indefinite plural syrer, definite plural syrene)

  1. (botany) rumex, sorrel
    Synonyms: engsyre, matsyre, surblad
  2. wood sorrel
    Synonyms: gauksyre, surkløver
  3. (botany) plant of another genus, but which also has acidic leaves
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syre

  1. locative singular of syr

Swedish edit

Chemical element
O
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Next: fluor (F)

Etymology edit

From sur (sour) and syrlig (acidic). Coined by Swedish scientists Pehr von Afzelius and Anders Gustaf Ekeberg in 1795, based on the early belief that oxygen was a main ingredient in all acids. Analogue with kväve (nitrogen) and väte (hydrogen). Cognate with Latin oxygenium.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsyːˌrɛ/
  • (file)

Noun edit

syre n (uncountable)

  1. oxygen
    Synonym: oxygen (rare)

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Declension of syre 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative syre syret
Genitive syres syrets

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