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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vegr, Proto-Germanic *wegaz, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-. Cognate with Latin via.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vegur m (genitive singular vegar, plural vegir)

  1. way, road
  2. distance
  3. movement towards a goal, direction
  4. possibility

DeclensionEdit

m13 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vegur vegurin vegir vegirnir
Accusative veg vegin vegir vegirnar
Dative veg(i) veg(i)num vegum vegunum
Genitive vegar vegarins vega veganna

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vegr, Proto-Germanic *wegaz, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-. Cognate with Latin via.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vegur m (genitive singular vegar, nominative plural vegir)

  1. way
  2. road

DeclensionEdit

Note: The genitive singular vegs is used in fixed expressions such as til vegs og virðingar. The otherwise obsolete accusative plural vegu is also used with the preposition á, meaning “in [a specified] way”, e.g. á ýmsa vegu (in various ways), and in expressions about travelling widely, such as um víða vegu (far and wide).

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