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IcelandicEdit

Icelandic cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : einn
    Ordinal : fyrstur

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse einn, from Proto-Germanic *ainaz, from Proto-Indo-European *óynos. Compare Faroese and Norwegian Nynorsk ein, Danish, Swedish, and Norwegian Bokmål en.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

einn m, ein f, eitt n

  1. one; the cardinal number after núll and before tveir.
  2. accusative masculine singular form of einn

DeclensionEdit

Numerals
singular plural
masculine feminine neuter masculine feminine neuter
nominative einn ein eitt einir einar ein
accusative einn eina eitt eina einar ein
dative einum einni einu einum einum einum
genitive eins einnar eins einna einna einna


Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

einn

  1. alone

Derived termsEdit

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ainaz, from Proto-Indo-European *óynos. Compare Old Saxon en, Old English an, Old Frisian en, Old High German ein, Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐌽𐍃 (ains).

NumeralEdit

einn

  1. (cardinal) one

PronounEdit

einn

  1. one
  2. (pl) some, a few

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Norwegian:
    • Nynorsk: ein
    • Bokmål: en
  • Old Swedish: en
    • Swedish: en

ReferencesEdit

  • einn in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Entry "einn" on page 108 in: Geir T. Zoëga "A Concise Dictionary of Old Islandic", Oxford at the Claredon Press (1910).
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