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rógv

FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse (calm), from Proto-Germanic *rōwō, the same as .

NounEdit

rógv f (genitive singular rógvar, uncountable)

  1. calm, rest, quiet
DeclensionEdit
f2s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative rógv rógvin
Accusative rógv rógvina
Dative rógv rógvini
Genitive rógvar rógvarinnar

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse , probably from Proto-Germanic *wranhō or *wrunhō.

NounEdit

rógv f (genitive singular rógvar, plural røur)

  1. a plate with a hole in it, used under a nail
DeclensionEdit
f22 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rógv rógvin røur rørnar
Accusative rógv rónna røur rørnar
Dative rógv rónni róm rónum
Genitive róar róarinnar rógva rógvanna

Etymology 3Edit

Possibly from Old Norse hróf, from Proto-Germanic *hrōfą.

NounEdit

rógv (only used in accusative singular, gender unknown)

  1. something high up, perhaps roof or sky (exact meaning unknown; only used in the phrases halan upp í rógv, við halanum upp í rógv “with the tail up/up in the air” and similar)

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