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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hvalr, from Proto-Germanic *hwalaz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kʷálos (sheatfish).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hvalur m (genitive singular hvals, plural hvalir)

  1. whale
  2. cetacean

DeclensionEdit

m17 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hvalur hvalurin hvalir hvalirnir
Accusative hval hvalin hvalir hvalirnar
Dative hvali hvalinum hvølum/
hvalum
hvølunum/
hvalunum
Genitive hvals hvalsins hvala hvalanna

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hvalr, from Proto-Germanic *hwalaz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kʷálos (sheatfish).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hvalur m (genitive singular hvals, nominative plural hvalir)

  1. whale

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit