kreppa

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kreppa, from Proto-Germanic *krimpaną.[1]

NounEdit

kreppa f (genitive singular kreppu, plural kreppur)

  1. crisis

Derived termsEdit

  • Muhammed-kreppan - the Muhammad crisis (of Denmark 2006)
  • heimskreppa (world-wide crisis)
  • orkukreppa (energy crisis)
  • samleikakreppa (identity crisis)
  • stjórnarkreppa (government crisis)

DeclensionEdit

f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kreppa kreppan kreppur kreppurnar
Accusative kreppu kreppuna kreppur kreppurnar
Dative kreppu kreppuni kreppum kreppunum
Genitive kreppu kreppunnar kreppa kreppanna

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Germanic etymology.

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old Norse kreppa, from Proto-Germanic *krimpaną.[1]

Cognate to English crimp, via Middle English crempen, and to Dutch krimpen, via Middle Dutch crimpen.

NounEdit

kreppa

  1. crisis

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Germanic etymology.
Last modified on 17 August 2013, at 09:20