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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hvítr, from Proto-Germanic *hwītaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweytos.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hvítur (comparative hvítari, superlative hvítastur)

  1. white

DeclensionEdit

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Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) hvítur hvít hvítt
Accusative (hvønnfall) hvítan hvíta
Dative (hvørjumfall) hvítum hvítari hvítum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (hvíts) (hvítar) (hvíts)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) hvítir hvítar hvít
Accusative (hvønnfall) hvítar
Dative (hvørjumfall) hvítum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (hvíta)

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hvítr, from Proto-Germanic *hwītaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweytos.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hvítur (comparative hvítari, superlative hvítastur)

  1. white
    Hún var hvít sem snjór.
    She was white as snow.

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • hvíta (white of an egg)

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