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FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse litr, from Proto-Germanic *wlitiz, *wlituz (appearance, look, aspect), from Proto-Indo-European *wel- (to see).

NounEdit

litur m (genitive singular litar, plural litir)

  1. colour
  2. (at sheep, etc.) coloured stain
  3. colour (stuff to paint with)
  4. political point of view
DeclensionEdit
m12 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative litur liturin litir litirnir
Accusative lit litin litir litirnar
Dative liti litinum litum litunum
Genitive litar litarins lita litanna
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Ancient Greek λίτρα (lítra, a Sicilian coin, a measure of weight). Related to Latin libra.

NounEdit

litur m (genitive singular liturs, plural litrar)

  1. liter, litre
DeclensionEdit
m19 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative litur liturin litrar litrarnir
Accusative litur liturin litrar litrarnar
Dative litri litrinum litrum litrunum
Genitive liturs litursins litra litranna

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse litr, from Proto-Germanic *wlitiz, *wlituz (appearance, look, aspect), from Proto-Indo-European *wel- (to see).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

litur m (genitive singular litar, nominative plural litir)

  1. colour
    Þetta er fallegur litur.
    This is a pretty colour.
  2. a dye or paint to colour with
  3. a marker, crayon or colour pencil
  4. complexion, appearance
  5. (card games) suit
  6. (poker) flush

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

Colors in Icelandic · litir (layout · text)
     hvítur      grár      svartur
             rauður; fagurrauður, djúprauður              appelsínugulur, gulrauður; brúnn              gulur; rjómagulur
             gulgrænn              grænn             
             blágrænn; blágrænn              heiðblár, fagurblár, himinblár              blár
             fjólublár; dimmfjólublár, indígóblár              blárauður; rauðfjólublár (fjólublár), purpuralitur              bleikur

Derived termsEdit