keypmaður

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

keypa (to buy) +‎ maður (man), compare Danish købmand, German Kaufmann.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʃʰɛʰpːˌmɛaːvʊɹ/

Noun[edit]

keypmaður m (genitive singular keypmans, plural keypmenn)

  1. tradesman, trader, merchant, dealer, businessman
  2. (rare) customer
  3. (cards, stýrivolt) chosen fives[1]

Derived terms[edit]

Declension[edit]

m41 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative keypmaður keypmaðurin keypmenn keypmenninir
Accusative keypmann keypmannin keypmenn keypmenninar
Dative keypmanni keypmannum keypmonnum keypmonnunum
Genitive keypmans keypmansins keypmanna keypmannanna

References[edit]

  1. ^ The holder of a trader exchanges it for the exposed chosen card in the same suit. Traders have no value in themselves in the play. If you attempt to lead a trader to a trick, it behaves as though you exchanged it for the exposed card of that suit, and then led the card you had obtained. (pagat.com - Stýrivolt)