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FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse rokkr (distaff), from Proto-Germanic *rukkô.

NounEdit

rokkur m (genitive singular roks, plural rokkar)

  1. spinning wheel, distaff
DeclensionEdit
m9 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rokkur rokkurin rokkar rokkarnir
Accusative rokk rokkin rokkar rokkarnar
Dative rokki rokkinum rokkum rokkunum
Genitive roks roksins rokka rokkanna

Etymology 2Edit

From English rock (rock and roll).

NounEdit

rokkur m (genitive singular roks, uncountable)

  1. (music) rock, rock and roll
DeclensionEdit
m9s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative rokkur rokkurin
Accusative rokk rokkin
Dative rokki rokkinum
Genitive roks roksins

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse rokkr (distaff), from Proto-Germanic *rukkô.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rokkur m (genitive singular rokks, nominative plural rokkar)

  1. spinning wheel (device for spinning thread with a wheel and a spindle)

DeclensionEdit