feigur

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Etymology[edit]

From the Old Norse feigr, from Proto-Germanic *faigijaz. Cognates include Old High German feigi (German feige meaning "cowardly"); Old English fǣge (English fey) and Dutch veeg. Compare feig.

Adjective[edit]

feigur (comparative feigari, superlative feigastur)

  1. fey, doomed to death; fated to die, bound by death, death-bound

Declension[edit]

feigur a1
Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) feigur feig feigt
Accusative (hvønnfall) feigan feiga
Dative (hvørjumfall) feigum feigari feigum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (feigs) (feigar) (feigs)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) feigir feigar feig
Accusative (hvønnfall) feigar
Dative (hvørjumfall) feigum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (feiga)
Weak adjectival inflection of feigur
Singular (eintal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) feigi feiga feiga
Accusative (hvønnfall) feiga feigu
Dative (hvørjumfall)
Genitive (hvørsfall)
Plural (fleirtal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) feigu
Accusative (hvønnfall)
Dative (hvørjumfall)
Genitive (hvørsfall)


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Etymology[edit]

From the synonymous Old Norse feigr, from Proto-Germanic *faigijaz. Cognates include Old High German feigi (German feige meaning "cowardly"); Old English fǣge (English fey) and Dutch veeg. Compare feig.

Adjective[edit]

feigur (comparative feigari, superlative feigastur)

  1. fey, doomed to death; fated to die, bound by death, death-bound
  2. (archaic) dead

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