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is-noun ?


The following documentation is located at Template:is-noun/documentation. [edit]

This template is used for the headword line of Icelandic nouns.

Parameters[edit]

head=
Overrides the headword, if necessary. See {{head}}.
1=
The gender. Can be m, f or n. For plurale tantum nouns, use m-p, f-p or n-p.
g2=, g3= etc.
Additional genders, if any.
2=
The genitive singular form, if known. This is ignored for plurale tantum nouns.
gen2=, gen3= etc.
Additional genitive singular forms, if any.
3=
The nominative plural form, if known. This is ignored for plurale tantum nouns. Use - if the noun has no plural (uncountable).
pl2=, pl3= etc.
Additional nominative plural forms, if any.

Usage[edit]

To find a declension of a noun, please see Beygingarlýsing íslensks nútímamáls (“Description of Inflection of Modern Icelandic”): Beygingarlýsing íslensks nútímamáls.

{{is-noun|gender|singular genitive case|plural nominal case}}
Gender
m for karlkynsnafnorð (“masculine noun”), f for kvenkynsnafnorð (“feminine noun”) and n for hvorugkynsnafnorð (“neuter noun”)
Singular genitive case
Eintala Ef. án greinis
Plural nominal case
Fleirtala Nf. án greinis

So the entry for hestur should be as follows:

{{is-noun|m|hests|hestar}}
hest m (genitive singular hests, nominative plural hestar)

Examples[edit]

Normal[edit]

On maður:

{{is-noun|m|manns|menn}}
maður m (genitive singular manns, nominative plural menn)

No plural[edit]

On sykur, if the plural is unknown:

{{is-noun|m|sykurs}}
sykur m (genitive singular sykurs)

If it's known that the noun has no plural:

{{is-noun|m|sykurs|-}}
sykur m (genitive singular sykurs, no plural)

Plurale tantum[edit]

Nouns that have no singular form such as buxur (pants):

{{is-noun|f-p}}
buxur f pl (plurale tantum)

Many different forms[edit]

The word snjór (show) has three different forms in the genitive singular and two different form in the nominative plural, its entry should be:

{{is-noun|m|snjós|gen2=snjóvar|gen3=snjóar|snjóar|pl2=snjóvar}}
snjór m (genitive singular snjós or snjóvar or snjóar, nominative plural snjóar or snjóvar)