FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hví, dative of hvat.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

hví

  1. why

Usage notesEdit


IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hví, dative of hvat. Cognate with Faroese hví, Norwegian Nynorsk kvi, Swedish vi (pre-1906 spelling hvi).

AdverbEdit

hví

  1. why
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

hví n (genitive singular hvís, nominative plural hví)

  1. squeal, shriek
DeclensionEdit
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