Sandoy

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Faroese[edit]

Sandoyggin - the Sand Island

Etymology[edit]

Composition of sandur (sand) and oy (island) = "Sand Island", due to the sand beaches of Sandoy

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsandɔi], [ˈsandɪ]

Proper noun[edit]

Sandoy

  1. one of the Faroe Islands

Declension[edit]

f6 (oy) Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative Sandoy Sandoyggin
Accusative Sandoy Sandoynna
Dative Sandoy Sandoynni
Genitive Sandoyar -

Usage notes[edit]

  • í / úr Sandoynni - in / from Sandoy
  • til Sandoyar (IPA(key): [ˈsandɪjar]) - to Sandoy
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