Last modified on 7 August 2014, at 12:55

vongur

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vængr, from Proto-Germanic *wēinga, *wēingan-, from Proto-Indo-European *weh₁- (to blow), thus related to vindur.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vongur m (genitive singular veingjar or vongs , plural veingir)

  1. wing (birds, bats and insects)
  2. wing, aerofoil, airfoil
  3. wing (of a building)
  4. outer forward (football, etc.)
  5. part of the football field at the sideline

DeclensionEdit

m34 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vongur vongurin veingir veingirnir
Accusative vong vongin veingir veingirnar
Dative veingi/
vongi
veinginum/
vonginum
veingjum veingjunum
Genitive veingjar/
vongs
veingjarins/
vongsins
veingja veingjanna