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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse stafr, from Proto-Norse ᛋᛏᚼᛒᚼ (staba), from Proto-Germanic *stabaz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

stavur m (genitive singular stavs, plural stavir)

  1. stick
  2. character, letter

DeclensionEdit

m17 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative stavur stavurin stavir stavirnir
Accusative stav stavin stavir stavirnar
Dative stavi stavinum støvum/
stavum
støvunum/
stavunum
Genitive stavs stavsins stava stavanna