kyndilsmessa

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kyndilmessa, kyndilsmessa, from Old English candelmæsse, with the first part remodelled after kyndill (Faroese kyndil (torch)); from Latin missa candēlārum. Compare Danish kyndelmisse, English Candlemas.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʃʰɪntɪlsˌmɛsːa/

NounEdit

kyndilsmessa f (genitive singular kyndilsmessu, plural kyndilsmessur)

  1. (Christianity) Candlemas, 2 February

DeclensionEdit

Declension of kyndilsmessa (singular only)
f1s singular
indefinite definite
nominative kyndilsmessa kyndilsmessan
accusative kyndilsmessu kyndilsmessuna
dative kyndilsmessu kyndilsmessuni
genitive kyndilsmessu kyndilsmessunnar

Derived termsEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From kyndill +‎ messa. Calque of Latin missa candelarum.

NounEdit

kyndilsmessa f

  1. (Christianity) Candlemas (February 2nd)

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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