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Icelandic cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : fjórir
    Ordinal : fjórði

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fjórir, from Proto-Germanic *fedwōr, from *kʷetwṓr, the neuter form of Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres.

PronunciationEdit

NumberEdit

fjórir m pl, fjórar f pl, fjögur n pl

  1. four; the cardinal number after þrír (three) and before fimm (five).
    Sjáðu! Fjórir menn.
    Look! Four men.

DeclensionEdit

Numerals
singular plural
masculine feminine neuter masculine feminine neuter
nominative - - - fjórir fjórar fjögur
accusative - - - fjóra fjórar fjögur
dative - - - fjórum fjórum fjórum
genitive - - - fjögurra/ fjögra fjögurra/ fjögra fjögurra/ fjögra

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *fedwōr, from *kʷetwṓr, the neuter form of Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres.

NumeralEdit

fjórir

  1. four
    fjögurra vegna — to the four cardinal points

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Zoëga, Geir T. (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic[1], Oxford: Clarendon Press