Streymoy

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Faroese[edit]

Streymoyggin - the Stream Island

Etymology[edit]

Composition of streymur (stream) and oy (island) = "Stream Island", due to the currents in the sound between Streymoy and Eysturoy

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈstrɛimɔi], [ˈstrɛimi]

Proper noun[edit]

Streymoy f

  1. The biggest of the Faroe Islands

Declension[edit]

f6 (oy) Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative Streymoy Streymoyggin
Accusative Streymoy Streymoynna
Dative Streymoy Streymoynni
Genitive Streymoyar -

Usage notes[edit]

  • í / úr Streymoynni - in / from Streymoy
  • til Streymoyar - to Streymoy
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