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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse gamall, from Proto-Germanic *gamalaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gamal (comparative eldri, superlative elstur)

  1. old

DeclensionEdit

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Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) gamal gomul gamalt
Accusative (hvønnfall) gamlan gamla
Dative (hvørjumfall) gomlum gamlari gomlum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (gamals) (gamlar) (gamls)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) gamlir gamlar gomul
Accusative (hvønnfall) gamlar
Dative (hvørjumfall) gomlum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (gamla)

AntonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Árnason, Kristján (2011) The Phonology of Icelandic and Faroese (The Phonology of the World's Languages) (in English), Oxford: Oxford University Press, page 72


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse gamall; comparative and superlative froms from Old Norse ellri and Old Norse ellztr.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gamal (masculine and feminine gamal, neuter gamalt, definite singular and plural gamle, comparative eldre, indefinite superlative eldst, definite superlative eldste)

  1. old (having existed for a relatively long period of time)
    Dette huset er gamalt.
    This house is old.
  2. old (having existed or lived for the specified time)
    Kor gamle er dei?
    How old are they?

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

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Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse gamall, from Proto-Germanic *gamalaz.

AdjectiveEdit

gamal

  1. old

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit