fonn

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fǫnn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fonn f (genitive singular fannar, plural fannir)

  1. snowdrift
  2. bow wash, bow wave

Declension[edit]

f4 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fonn fonnin fannir fannirnar
Accusative fonn fonnina fannir fannirnar
Dative fonn fonnini fonnum fonnunum
Genitive fannar fannarinnar fanna fannanna


Synonyms[edit]


Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fonn.

Noun[edit]

fonn m (genitive foinn)

  1. desire, urge
  2. mood
  3. (music) air, ayre

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fonn fhonn bhfonn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly a late or variant form of bonn (sole, foot).

Noun[edit]

fonn m, n

  1. sole (of the foot):
  2. base, bottom, foundation
  3. soil, ground, (by extension) piece of land, territory

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

fonn m

  1. desire, fondness, pleasure (in something)

Etymology 3[edit]

Perhaps an extension of fonn2.

Noun[edit]

fonn m

  1. melody, song

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fonn m (genitive and plural fuinn)

  1. tune, melody

Synonyms[edit]


Vilamovian[edit]

fonn (1)

Noun[edit]

fonn f (plural fonna, diminutive fannła)

  1. frying pan

Noun[edit]

fonn n (plural of fōn)

  1. flags