DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Danish bygd, Old Norse byggð, a derivation from Old Norse byggva, byggja (to build, dwell) (cf. Danish bygge). In modern Danish, the noun has been reintroduced from Norwegian.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bygd

  1. small, remote collection of houses, especially on Greenland or the Faroe Islands; a settlement

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit


FaroeseEdit

 
Bøur er gomul bygd, nevnd í Hundabrævinum frá um 1350 - Bøur is an old village, named in the "Dog Letter" of c. 1350.

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse byggð, from Proto-Germanic *biwwiþō.

NounEdit

bygd f (genitive singular bygdar, plural bygdir)

  1. village, hamlet
Usage notesEdit

There's no distinction between a village and a hamlet in Faroese.

DeclensionEdit
Declension of bygd
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative bygd bygdin bygdir bygdirnar
accusative bygd bygdina bygdir bygdirnar
dative bygd bygdini bygdum bygdunum
genitive bygdar bygdarinnar bygda bygdanna
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

bygd

  1. feminine nominative singular past participle of byggja
  2. neuter nominative plural past participle of byggja
  3. neuter accusative plural past participle of byggja

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse byggð, from Proto-Germanic *biwwiþō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bʏɡd/, [bʏʷɡd̪]

NounEdit

bygd f or m (definite singular bygda or bygden, indefinite plural bygder, definite plural bygdene)

  1. country district or settlement (which forms a topographical and usually administrative unit (parish, township))
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

bygd

  1. past participle of bygge

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse byggð, from Proto-Germanic *biwwiþō.

NounEdit

bygd f (definite singular bygda, indefinite plural bygder, definite plural bygdene)

  1. country district or settlement (as above)
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

bygd

  1. masculine, feminine and neuter past participle of byggja, byggje, bygga and bygge
  2. masculine and feminine past participle of byggja, byggje, bygga and bygge
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish byghþ, from Old Norse byggð, from Proto-Germanic *biwwiþō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bygd c

  1. a village
  2. a region, a country district (tied together by common traditions)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of bygd 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bygd bygden bygder bygderna
Genitive bygds bygdens bygders bygdernas

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit