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FaroeseEdit

 
Viðareiðis kirkja - the church of Viðareiði.
 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kirkja, from Old English cirice, from Proto-Germanic *kirikǭ (whence also Old High German chirihha), from Byzantine Greek κυριακόν (kuriakón) (δόμα) ‘Lord's (house)’, from Ancient Greek κύριος (kúrios, lord).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kirkja f (genitive singular kirkju, plural kirkjur)

  1. church

DeclensionEdit

Declension of kirkja
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative kirkja kirkjan kirkjur kirkjurnar
accusative kirkju kirkjuna kirkjur kirkjurnar
dative kirkju kirkjuni kirkjum kirkjunum
genitive kirkju kirkjunnar kirkja kirkjanna

IcelandicEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kirkja, from Old English cirice.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kirkja f (genitive singular kirkju, nominative plural kirkjur)

  1. church

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “On Icelandic”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], accessed 6 September 2011, archived from the original on 8 March 2014

Old NorseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English cirice, from late Proto-Germanic *kirikǭ, from Byzantine Greek κυριακόν (δόμα) (kuriakón (dóma), Lord's (house)), from Ancient Greek κύριος (kúrios, lord).

NounEdit

kirkja f (genitive kirkju, plural kirkjur)

  1. church (Christian house of worship)

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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