FaroeseEdit

 
Vestmannabjørgini - Vestmanna cliffs

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bjarg, from Proto-Germanic *bergaz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ-.

NounEdit

bjarg n (genitive singular bjargs, plural bjørg)

  1. (poetic) cliff

DeclensionEdit

Declension of bjarg
n5 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative bjarg bjargið bjørg bjørgini
accusative bjarg bjargið bjørg bjørgini
dative bjargi bjarginum bjørgum bjørgunum
genitive bjargs bjargsins bjarga bjarganna

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *bergaz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ-.

NounEdit

bjarg n (genitive bjargs, plural bjǫrg)

  1. Alternative form of berg

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • bjarg in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press