ekkja

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ekkja, from Proto-Germanic *ainakjǭ, related to Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐌽𐌰𐌺𐌻𐍃 ‎(ainakls, alone).

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NounEdit

ekkja f (genitive singular ekkju, plural ekkjur)

  1. (archaic) widow

DeclensionEdit

f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ekkja ekkjan ekkjur ekkjurnar
Accusative ekkju ekkjuna ekkjur ekkjurnar
Dative ekkju ekkjuni ekkjum ekkjunum
Genitive ekkju ekkjunnar ekkja ekkjanna

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ekkja, from Proto-Germanic *ainakjǭ, related to Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐌽𐌰𐌺𐌻𐍃 ‎(ainakls, alone).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ekkja f ‎(genitive singular ekkju, nominative plural ekkjur)

  1. widow

DeclensionEdit

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ainakjǭ, related to Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐌽𐌰𐌺𐌻𐍃 ‎(ainakls, alone).

NounEdit

ekkja f

  1. (poetic) maiden, lass
  2. widow

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