Suðuroy

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Faroese[edit]

Suðuroyggin - the Southern Island

Etymology[edit]

Compound of suður (south) and oy (island) = "Southern Island", due to the position of the island.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsuːwʊrɔi], [ˈsuːri], definite accusative: IPA(key): [ˈsuːrɔidna], definite dative: IPA(key): [ˈsuːrɔidnɪ]

Proper noun[edit]

Suðuroy f

  1. one of the Faroe Islands

Declension[edit]

f6 (oy) Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative Suðuroy Suðuroyggin
Accusative Suðuroy Suðuroynna
Dative Suðuroy Suðuroynni
Genitive Suðuroyar -

Usage notes[edit]

  • í / úr Suðuroy (IPA(key): [ˈsuːri]) - in / from Suðuroy
  • til Suðuroyar (IPA(key): [ˈsuːrijar]) - to Suðuroy
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