køttur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kǫttr, from Late Latin cattus (domestic cat), from Latin catta, from Afro-Asiatic (compare Nubian kadís, Berber kaddîska 'wildcat'), from Late Egyptian čaute, feminine of čaus 'jungle cat, African wildcat', from earlier Egyptian tešau 'female cat'.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

køttur m (genitive singular kattar, plural køttir)

  1. cat

Declension[edit]

m25 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative køttur køtturin køttir køttirnir
Accusative køtt køttin køttir køttirnar
Dative køtti køttinum køttum køttunum
Genitive kattar kattarins katta kattanna

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