FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse deigr, from Proto-Germanic *daigaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeyǵʰ-.

AdjectiveEdit

deigur (comparative deigari, superlative deigastur)

  1. soft, malleable (about ore)
  2. soft-hearted

DeclensionEdit

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Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) deigur deig deigt
Accusative (hvønnfall) deigan deiga
Dative (hvørjumfall) deigum deigari deigum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (deigs) (deigar) (deigs)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) deigir deigar deig
Accusative (hvønnfall) deigar
Dative (hvørjumfall) deigum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (deiga)

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse deigr, from Proto-Germanic *daigaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

deigur (comparative deigari, superlative deigastur)

  1. moist, damp
  2. (of metal) soft, malleable
  3. timid

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

  • deig (dough)
  • deigja (dampness, moisture)