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FaroeseEdit

 
The white part of this house is the kjallari, the basement.

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Late Latin cellārium, through late Old Norse kellari (and Middle Low German keller). Compare Swedish källare, Norwegian kjeller, Icelandic kjallari.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kjallari m (genitive singular kjallara, plural kjallarar)

  1. cellar, basement (lowest floor of a house. In the Faroe Islands often above the ground)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of kjallari
m1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative kjallari kjallarin kjallarar kjallararnir
accusative kjallara kjallaran kjallarar kjallararnar
dative kjallara kjallaranum kjallarum kjallarunum
genitive kjallara kjallarans kjallara kjallaranna

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Late Latin cellārium, through late Old Norse kellari (and Middle Low German keller). Compare Faroese kjallari, Swedish källare, Norwegian kjeller.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kjallari m (genitive singular kjallara, nominative plural kjallarar)

  1. cellar, basement (lowest floor of a house)

DeclensionEdit