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tryggur

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tryggr.

AdjectiveEdit

tryggur

  1. safe, secure

DeclensionEdit

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Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) tryggur trygg trygt
Accusative (hvønnfall) tryggan trygga
Dative (hvørjumfall) tryggum tryggari tryggum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (trygs) (tryggar/
trygrar)
(trygs)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) tryggir tryggar trygg
Accusative (hvønnfall) tryggar
Dative (hvørjumfall) tryggum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (trygga
trygra)

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tryggr (true), from Proto-Germanic *triwwiz. Cognate with the Old English trēowe (English true), Old High German triuwi (German trau); Dutch trouw; Danish tryg, Faroese tryggur, Norwegian trygg and Swedish trygg.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tryggur (comparative tryggari, superlative tryggastur)

  1. loyal, faithful
    Hundurinn hennar er mjög tryggur.
    Her dog is very loyal.
  2. (of things) which can be trusted, safe

InflectionEdit