-skur

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Faroese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse -iskr, -skr, from Proto-Germanic *-iskaz, from Proto-Indo-European *-iskos (suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-skur (comparative -skari, superlative -skastur)

  1. Forms adjectives from nouns with sense of pertaining to
  2. Forms adjectives appended to roots denoting names of nations or regions
  3. Forms adjectives describing a certain look or character

Declension[edit]

-skur a24
Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) -skur -sk -skt
Accusative (hvønnfall) -skan -ska
Dative (hvørjumfall) -skum -skari -skum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (-sks) (-skar/
-skrar)
(-sks)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) -skir -skar -sk
Accusative (hvønnfall) -skar
Dative (hvørjumfall) -skum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (-ska/
-skra)

Derived terms[edit]