eið

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse eið, in turn from Proto-Germanic *aidą, probably related to Proto-Indo-European *h₁y- (go) and Latin eo. Cognate with Old Swedish ēþ (Modern Swedish ed) and Norwegian eid. More at eid.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eið n (genitive singular eiðs, plural eið)

  1. isthmus

Declension[edit]

n4 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative eið eiðið eið eiðini
Accusative eið eiðið eið eiðini
Dative eið(i) eiðnum eiðum eiðunum
Genitive eiðs eiðsins eiða eiðanna

Synonyms[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *aidą, probably related to Proto-Indo-European *h₁y- (go) and Latin eo. Cognate with Old Swedish ēþ (Modern Swedish ed) and Norwegian eid.

Noun[edit]

eið n

  1. isthmus

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]