hvalur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hvalr, from Proto-Germanic *hwalaz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kʷálos (sheatfish).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hvalur m (genitive singular hvals, plural hvalir)

  1. whale
  2. cetacean

Declension[edit]

m17 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hvalur hvalurin hvalir hvalirnir
Accusative hval hvalin hvalir hvalirnar
Dative hvali hvalinum hvølum/
hvalum
hvølunum/
hvalunum
Genitive hvals hvalsins hvala hvalanna

Derived terms[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hvalr, from Proto-Germanic *hwalaz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kʷálos (sheatfish).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hvalur m (genitive singular hvals, nominative plural hvalir)

  1. whale

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]