lámur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lámr, from Old Irish lám, from Proto-Celtic *ɸlāmā from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₂meh₂ (palm, hand).

Noun[edit]

lámur m (genitive singular láms, plural lámar)

  1. flipper (on a seal)
  2. (cats) paw
  3. left hand
  4. a left-handed person

Declension[edit]

m6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lámur lámurin lámar lámarnir
Accusative lám lámin lámar lámarnar
Dative lámi láminum lámum lámunum
Genitive láms lámsins láma lámanna

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