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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

kvinna (woman) +‎ kyn (gender)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkfɛn̥ː.tʃʰiːn/

NounEdit

kvennkyn n (genitive singular kvennkyns, uncountable)

  1. (biology) female sex or gender
  2. (grammar) feminine gender

DeclensionEdit

n22s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative kvennkyn kvennkynið
Accusative kvennkyn kvennkynið
Dative kvennkyni kvennkyninum
Genitive kvennkyns kvennkynsins

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From kvenn- +‎ kyn

NounEdit

kvennkyn n

  1. the female sex

DeclensionEdit

Coordinate termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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