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  • “Hur skönt ler solen, huru vänligt hoppar 1 dess milda stråle ifrån gren till gren,” is older Swedish where hur has an extra u on it; huru = hur = how.
    My Translation: "How delightfully smiles the sun, how kindly its soothing beam leaps from branch to branch"
    A "u" or an "o" like that at the end of a word to a Swede of "the year -66" suggests a plural, but it may also be a dative, but here the word is an adverb, and adverbs can only have -t nowadays, used similarly to the English -ly, i.e. it is not on all adverbs.

    August 14, 2012

  • OE - huru, adverb: at least, at all events, at any rate, in any case, however, even, yet, only, indeed, certainly, especially

    It is good for all wounds, huru for deep wounds.
    ... huru not to a heathen nation ... or nay huru
    their humility could not avail aught, and huru not their pride

    August 23, 2011