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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sekkr, from Proto-Germanic *sakkuz (sack), from Latin saccus (large bag), from Ancient Greek σάκκος (sákkos, bag of coarse cloth), from Semitic. Cognate with Dutch zak, German Sack, Swedish säck, Hebrew שַׂק(śaq, sack, sackcloth), Akkadian 𒆭𒊓 (saqqu).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sekkur m (genitive singular sekkjar, plural sekkir)

  1. sack, big bag (for potatoes, flour, mail, etc.)

DeclensionEdit

m31 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sekkur sekkurin sekkir sekkirnir
Accusative sekk sekkin sekkir sekkirnar
Dative sekki sekkinum sekkjum sekkjunum
Genitive sekkjar sekkjarins sekkja sekkjanna

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sekkr, from Proto-Germanic *sakkuz (sack), from Latin saccus (large bag), from Ancient Greek σάκκος (sákkos, bag of coarse cloth), from Semitic. Cognate with Dutch zak, German Sack, Swedish säck, Hebrew שַׂק(śaq, sack, sackcloth), Akkadian 𒆭𒊓 (saqqu).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sekkur m (genitive singular sekkjar, nominative plural sekkir)

  1. a sack, a bag
DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit