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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fluga.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fluga f (genitive singular flugu, plural flugur)

  1. fly (insect)
  2. (fishing) fly

DeclensionEdit

Declension of fluga
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative fluga flugan flugur flugurnar
accusative flugu fluguna flugur flugurnar
dative flugu fluguni flugum flugunum
genitive flugu flugunnar fluga fluganna

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit


IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈflʏːɣa/ (
    (file)
    )
    Rhymes: -ʏːɣa

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse fluga.

NounEdit

fluga f (genitive singular flugu, nominative plural flugur)

  1. fly (insect)
  2. (fishing) fly
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

fluga n

  1. indefinite genitive plural of flug

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

fluga m

  1. indefinite genitive plural of flugur

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

fluga f

  1. definite singular of fluge

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *flugǭ.

NounEdit

fluga f

  1. fly (insect)

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: flue c
  • Faroese: fluga f
  • Icelandic: fluga f

ReferencesEdit

  • fluga in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish flugha, from Old Norse fluga (fly), from Proto-Germanic *flugǭ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fluga c

  1. fly (insect)
  2. (fishing) fly
  3. bowtie
  4. a temporarily very popular pastime; a craze, a fad

DeclensionEdit

Declension of fluga 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fluga flugan flugor flugorna
Genitive flugas flugans flugors flugornas

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