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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fjǫðr, from Proto-Germanic *feþrō, from Proto-Indo-European *péth₂r̥, from Proto-Indo-European *peth₂-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfjøːvʊɹ/
  • (plural) IPA(key): /ˈfjɛaːɹaɹ/
  • (Suðuroy) IPA(key): [ˈfjakɹaɹ]

NounEdit

fjøður f (genitive singular fjaðrar, plural fjaðrar)

  1. feather (birds)
  2. fountain pen
  3. fin (fish)
  4. spring (device)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of fjøður
f19 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative fjøður fjøðurin fjaðrar fjaðrarnar
accusative fjøður fjøðrina fjaðrar fjaðrarnar
dative fjøður fjøðrini fjøðrum, fjaðrum fjøðrunum, fjaðrunum
genitive fjaðrar fjaðrarinnar fjaðra fjaðranna