eldri

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Faroese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

eldri

  1. older, elder, comparative of gamal

Declension[edit]

Weak adjectival inflection of eldri
Singular (eintal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) eldri eldra eldra
Accusative (hvønnfall) eldra eldru
Dative (hvørjumfall)
Genitive (hvørsfall)
Plural (fleirtal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) eldru
Accusative (hvønnfall)
Dative (hvørjumfall)
Genitive (hvørsfall)


Usage notes[edit]

The indefinite form is indeclined, as in the following examples

Eg sá ein eldri mann, Eg sá tann eldra mannin (I saw an elder man, I saw the elder man)
Eg sá eina eldri kvinnu, Eg sá ta eldru kvinnuna (I saw an elder woman, I saw the elder woman)
Eg sá eitt eldri barn, Eg sá tað eldra barnið (I saw an elder child, I saw the elder child)