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FaroeseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse tarfr, from Old Irish tarb, from Proto-Celtic *tarwos (bull), from Proto-Indo-European *táwros (bull). Compare Latin taurus, Old Norse þjórr (Faroese tjórur), from Proto-Semitic *θawr- (bull, ox), or from an unknown source.

NounEdit

tarvur m (genitive singular tarvs, plural tarvar)

  1. bull
  2. (astrology, astronomy) Taurus
  3. (pejorative) womanizer, lady-killer
DeclensionEdit
Declension of tarvur
m6 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative tarvur tarvurin tarvar tarvarnir
accusative tarv tarvin tarvar tarvarnar
dative tarvi tarvinum tarvum tarvunum
genitive tarvs tarvsins tarva tarvanna

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse þǫrf (need), from Proto-Germanic *þarbō. Cognate with Old English þearf, Gothic 𐌸𐌰𐍂𐌱𐌰 (þarba) and Icelandic þörf.

NounEdit

tarvur m (genitive singular tarvs, plural tarvir)

  1. necessity, demand, need
DeclensionEdit
m15 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tarvur tarvurin tarvir tarvirnir
Accusative tarv tarvin tarvir tarvirnar
Dative tarvi tarvinum tarvum tarvunum
Genitive tarvs tarvsins tarva tarvanna
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