Sperra

Sperra

Sperra (English: "The Rafter") is a small islet south of Lurøya in Tiholmane, part of Tusenøyane, an archipelago south of Edgeøya.

References

* Norwegian Polar Institute [http://miljo.npolar.no/placenames/pages/searchE.asp Place Names of Svalbard Database]


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  • (s)per-1 —     (s)per 1     English meaning: rafter; pole, spear     Deutsche Übersetzung: ‘sparren; Stange, Speer”; verbal “with Sparren verspreizen, stũtzen, stemmen, sich sperren”     Note: originally denominativ     Material: Lat. sparus, sparum… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • Spar — Spar, v. t. [OE. sparren, AS. sparrian; akin to G. sperren, Icel. sperra; from the noun. [root]171. See {Spara} beam, bar.] 1. To bolt; to bar. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To To supply or equip with spars, as a vessel. [1913 Webster] Note:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spar — Spar, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sparred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sparring}.] [Of uncertain origin; cf. OF. esparer to kick, F. [ e]parer, or Icel. sperra to stretch out the legs, to struggle.] 1. To strike with the feet or spurs, as cocks do. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sparred — Spar Spar, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sparred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sparring}.] [Of uncertain origin; cf. OF. esparer to kick, F. [ e]parer, or Icel. sperra to stretch out the legs, to struggle.] 1. To strike with the feet or spurs, as cocks do. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sparring — Spar Spar, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sparred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sparring}.] [Of uncertain origin; cf. OF. esparer to kick, F. [ e]parer, or Icel. sperra to stretch out the legs, to struggle.] 1. To strike with the feet or spurs, as cocks do. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tiholmane — (English: Ten Islands or Ten Islets) is a group of ten small islands that form part of Tusenøyane, an archipelago south of Edgeøya. The largest of the islands are Lurøya, Kalvøya, Langåra and Rugla. The group also includes the smaller Sperra,… …   Wikipedia

  • Bommen (Svalbard) — Bommen (English: The Bar ) is an islet west of Langåra in Tiholmane, part of Tusenøyane, an archipelago south of Edgeøya. At low water it is connected with Langåra, creating a bar that partially blocks access to Tofamnhamna (Two Fathoms Bay), the …   Wikipedia

  • Isländische Aussprache — Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Betonung 2 Vokale 3 Konsonanten 4 Besonderheiten in der Aussprache 5 Anmerkungen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sankt Laurentius vor den Mauern — Basisdaten Patrozinium: Laurentius von Rom Weihetag: 4. Jahrhundert Orden: Kapuziner Anschrift: Piazzale del Verano, 3 00185 Roma Sankt Laurentius …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Liste des îles de Norvège — Cet article recense les îles de la Norvège. Sommaire 1 Par superficie 2 Par zone géographique 2.1 Norvège continentale 2.1.1 Finnmark …   Wikipédia en Français

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