FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sannr, saðr, from Proto-Germanic *sanþaz.

AdjectiveEdit

sannur (comparative sannari, superlative sannastur)

  1. true (factually correct)
  2. real

DeclensionEdit

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Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) sannur sonn satt
Accusative (hvønnfall) sannan sanna
Dative (hvørjumfall) sonnum sannari sonnum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (sans) (sannar) (sans)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) sannir sannar sonn
Accusative (hvønnfall) sannar
Dative (hvørjumfall) sonnum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (sanna)
Weak adjectival inflection of sannur
Singular (eintal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) sanni sanna sanna
Accusative (hvønnfall) sanna sonnu
Dative (hvørjumfall)
Genitive (hvørsfall)
Plural (fleirtal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) sonnu
Accusative (hvønnfall)
Dative (hvørjumfall)
Genitive (hvørsfall)


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IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse sannr, saðr, from Proto-Germanic *sanþaz.

AdjectiveEdit

sannur (comparative sannari, superlative sannastur)

  1. true, not a lie, authentic
    Hún er að segja satt.
    She's telling the truth.
    Sönn íslensk sakamál.
    Real Icelandic criminal cases.
  2. real, genuine, true
    Þú ert sannur vinur.
    You are a true friend.
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

sannur m (genitive singular sanns, no plural)

  1. Used in set phrases
Derived termsEdit