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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