Eysturoy

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Faroese[edit]

Eysturoyggin - the Eastern Island

Etymology[edit]

From eystur (east) + oy (island) = "Eastern Island", due to the position of the island east of the main island Streymoy.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Eysturoy f

  1. one of the Faroe Islands

Declension[edit]

f6 (oy) Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative Eysturoy Eysturoyggin
Accusative Eysturoy Eysturoynna
Dative Eysturoy Eysturoynni
Genitive Eysturoyar -

Usage notes[edit]

  • í / úr Eysturoynni - in / from Eysturoy
  • (inn) í Eysturoynna - to Eysturoy
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