afturbeygt fornafn

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From afturbeygt neuter of afturbeygður (reflexive) and fornafn (a pronoun).

Noun[edit]

afturbeygt fornafn n (genitive singular afturbeygðs fornafns, nominative plural afturbeygð fornöfn)

  1. (grammar) reflexive pronoun, reflexive (the word sig (oneself))
    Í íslensku fyrirfinnst afturbeygða fornafnið ekki í nefnifalli.
    In Icelandic, the reflexive pronoun doesn't exist in the nominative case.

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