týsdagur

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse týsdagr, from Týr (Tyr) and dagr (day), from Proto-West Germanic *Tīwas dag, a calque of Latin dies Martis.

NounEdit

týsdagur m (genitive singular týsdags, plural týsdagar)

  1. Tuesday

DeclensionEdit

m42 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative týsdagur týsdagurin týsdagar týsdagarnir
Accusative týsdag týsdagin týsdagar týsdagarnar
Dative týsdegi týsdegnum týsdøgum týsdøgunum
Genitive týsdags týsdagsins týsdaga týsdaganna

See alsoEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse týsdagr, from Týr (Tyr) and dagr (day), from Proto-West Germanic *Tīwas dag, a calque of Latin dies Martis.

NounEdit

týsdagur m (genitive singular týsdags, nominative plural týsdagar)

  1. (archaic) Tuesday

Usage notesEdit

  • This word was replaced during Iceland's shift to Christianity by þriðjudagur, which means simply "third day". It is now considered archaic, but may be used jocularly or by some revivalists.

DeclensionEdit