Afrikaans Edit

Chemical element
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Etymology Edit

From Dutch ijzer, from Middle Dutch iser, from Old Dutch *īsarn, from Proto-Germanic *īsarną, from Proto-Celtic *īsarnom, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésh₂r̥ (blood).

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈəistər/
  • (file)

Noun Edit

yster (uncountable)

  1. iron

Swedish Edit

Adjective Edit

yster (comparative ystrare, superlative ystrast)

  1. frisky, spirited, peppy

Declension Edit

Inflection of yster
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular yster ystrare ystrast
Neuter singular ystert ystrare ystrast
Plural ystra ystrare ystrast
Masculine plural3 ystre ystrare ystrast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 ystre ystrare ystraste
All ystra ystrare ystraste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

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