kvinna

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kvæna, from kván (wife), from Proto-Germanic *kwenǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

Noun[edit]

kvinna f (genitive singular kvinnu, plural kvinnur)

  1. woman

Declension[edit]

f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kvinna kvinnan kvinnur kvinnurnar
Accusative kvinnu kvinnuna kvinnur kvinnurnar
Dative kvinnu kvinnuni kvinnum kvinnunum
Genitive kvinnu kvinnunnar kvinna kvinnanna

Synonyms[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

kvinna f

  1. singular definite of kvinne

Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kvæna, from kván (wife). Cognate with English queen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kvinna c

  1. a woman

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • man (with respect to gender)

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