fótur

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fótr, from Proto-Germanic *fōts, from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds.

Noun[edit]

fótur m (genitive singular fótar, plural føtur)

  1. foot
  2. leg
  3. 0,5 alin = 31,385 cm
  4. base

Declension[edit]

m30 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fótur fóturin føtur føturnir
Accusative fót fótin føtur føturnar
Dative fóti fótinum fótum fótunum
Genitive fótar fótarins fóta fótanna

Usage notes[edit]

Certain frozen expressions have alternative dative and genitive singular forms: føti, fóts.


Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fótr, from Proto-Germanic *fōts, from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfouːtʏr/ (
    (file)
    ), IPA(key): /ˈfouːtʰʏr/ (Northern Iceland)

Noun[edit]

fótur m (genitive singular fótar, nominative plural fætur)

  1. (anatomy) foot
  2. leg (of animals and people)
  3. leg (of a chair, table, etc.)

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