tubbak

FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish tabaco, in turn either from Arabic طباق (ṭabāq, ṭubāq, a type of medicinal herb) (Spanish circa 1410, Arabic dating to 9th century), or from Taino. The term is thus either an Old World term (of Arabic origin) applied to a New World plant, or a New World word.

NounEdit

tubbak n (genitive singular tubbaks, uncountable)

  1. tobacco

DeclensionEdit

n4s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative tubbak tubbakið
Accusative tubbak tubbakið
Dative tubbak(i) tubbaknum
Genitive tubbaks tubbaksins
Last modified on 20 January 2014, at 19:28