eyga

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse auga, from Proto-Germanic *augô, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ekʷ- (eye; to see).

Noun[edit]

eyga n (genitive singular eyga, plural eygu)

  1. eye
  2. view
  3. (plural only) face

Derived terms[edit]

  • gløgt er gestsins eyga - "clear is the guest's eye" (a guest/foreigner notices more than others)

Declension[edit]

n1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative eyga eygað eygu(r) eyguni
Accusative eyga eygað eygu(r) eyguni
Dative eyga eyganum eygum eygunum
Genitive eyga eygans eygna eygnanna

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