See also: atta, Atta, attá, attā, åtta, and attą̊

FaroeseEdit

Faroese cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : átta
    Ordinal : áttandi

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse átta, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōu, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw.

PronunciationEdit

NumberEdit

átta

  1. eight, cardinal number after sjey and before níggju

ReferencesEdit

  • Árnason, Kristján (2011) The Phonology of Icelandic and Faroese (The Phonology of the World's Languages) (in English), Oxford: Oxford University Press, page 95

IcelandicEdit

Icelandic cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : átta
    Ordinal : áttundi

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse átta, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōu, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw. Compare Norwegian åtte, Swedish åtta, Danish otte.

PronunciationEdit

NumberEdit

átta

  1. eight; the cardinal number after sjö (seven) and before níu (nine).

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

átta f (genitive singular áttu, nominative plural áttur)

  1. eight (playing card)

DeclensionEdit


Old NorseEdit

Old Norse cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : átta
    Ordinal : átti

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *ahtōu, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw.

NumeralEdit

átta

  1. eight
DescendantsEdit
  • Icelandic: átta
  • Faroese: átta
  • Norwegian: åtte
  • Old Swedish: ātta, ata, āta
  • Danish: otte
  • Old Gutnish: ǣt

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

átta

  1. inflection of átti:
    1. masculine oblique singular
    2. feminine nominative singular
    3. neuter singular

NounEdit

átta

  1. indefinite genitive plural of átt

ParticipleEdit

átta

  1. inflection of áttr:
    1. strong feminine accusative singular
    2. strong masculine accusative plural
    3. weak masculine oblique singular
    4. weak feminine nominative singular
    5. weak neuter singular

VerbEdit

átta

  1. first-person singular past indicative of eiga