eyður

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse auðr, from Proto-Germanic *audaz whence also Icelandic auður. Cognate with Old Saxon ōd; Old English ēad (happiness); Old High German ōt.

Noun[edit]

eyður m (genitive singular eyðs, uncountable)

  1. wealth, riches
Declension[edit]
m6s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative eyður eyðurin
Accusative eyð eyðin
Dative eyði eyðinum
Genitive eyðs eyðsins

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse auðr (desolate), from Proto-Germanic *auþaz whence also Icelandic auður, Norwegian aud and ød, Danish ød, Swedish öd. Cognate with Old English ēaþ, īeþe, and Old High German ōdi.

Adjective[edit]

eyður (comparative eyðari, superlative eyðastur)

  1. desolate
  2. empty
Inflection[edit]
eyður a15
Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) eyður eyð eytt
Accusative (hvønnfall) eyðan eyða
Dative (hvørjumfall) eyðum eyðari eyðum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (eyðs) (eyðar) (eyðs)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) eyðir eyðar eyð
Accusative (hvønnfall) eyðar
Dative (hvørjumfall) eyðum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (eyða)
Synonyms[edit]