Faroese edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse eimr (reek), from Proto-Germanic *aimaz (steam). Cognates include Icelandic eimur (steam) and Norwegian eim (steam).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

eimur m (genitive singular eimurs, plural eimar)

  1. ember, glowing ashes
    • 2015, “Verð mín [Be mine]”, performed by Eivør:
      Fríða náttin er ein eimur.
      The beautiful night is an ember.

Declension edit

Declension of eimur
m6 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative eimur eimurin eimar eimarnir
accusative eim eimin eimar eimarnar
dative eimi eiminum eimum eimunum
genitive eims eimsins eima eimanna

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Icelandic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse eimr, from Proto-Germanic *aimaz. Cognate with Faroese eimur, Norwegian eim.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

eimur m (genitive singular eims, no plural)

  1. steam, vapour

Declension edit

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