níggju

FaroeseEdit

Faroese cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : níggju
    Ordinal : níggjundi

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse níu (whence also Danish ni; Icelandic níu and Swedish nio) from Proto-Germanic *newun, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥. Cognates with Gothic 𐌽𐌹𐌿𐌽 (niun); Old English niġon (English nine); Old Frisian nigun (West Frisian njoggen); Old High German niun (German neun).

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

níggju

  1. nine, cardinal number after átta and before tíggju