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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse broddr, from Proto-Germanic *bruzdaz.

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NounEdit

broddur m (genitive singular brods, plural broddar)

  1. sting
  2. (botany) thorn, prickle
  3. (of insects) spike, sting
  4. (orthography) acute accent

DeclensionEdit

m9 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative brodur brodurin brodar brodarnir
Accusative brod brodin brodar brodarnar
Dative brodi brodinum brodum brodunum
Genitive bros brosins broda brodanna

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse broddr, from Proto-Germanic *bruzdaz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

broddur m (genitive singular brodds, nominative plural broddar)

  1. point, spike
  2. (of insects) spike, sting
  3. (uncountable) colostrum (type of milk)
    • Song Heima from Baldur
      Hæfilega heitan brodd, heimalningnum gefur.
      He feeds the lamb warm milk.
  4. (orthography) acute accent

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