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FaroeseEdit

NounEdit

spik n (genitive singular spiks, uncountable)

  1. blubber, especially of grindahvalur (pilot whale)

tvøst og spik

  • whale meat and blubber (traditional meal)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of spik (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative spik spikið
accusative spik spikið
dative spiki spikinum
genitive spiks spiksins

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

spik n (genitive singular spiks, nominative plural spik)

  1. blubber (of whales, seals, etc.)
  2. body fat, especially if excessive

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse spíkr, from Proto-Germanic *spīkaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *spey- (expand, extend, stretch)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

spik c

  1. (countable or uncountable) nail; spike-shaped metal fastener
  2. an (almost) fail-safe bet.
  3. hole in one

DeclensionEdit

Declension of spik 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative spik spiken spikar spikarna
Genitive spiks spikens spikars spikarnas

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