leiftur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse leiptr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlaiʰtːʊɹ/, /ˈlaʰktʊɹ/

Noun[edit]

leiftur m (genitive singular leifturs, plural leiftrar)

  1. (cetaceans) whale calf
  2. (dialectical, seals) baby seal

Declension[edit]

m19 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative leiftur leifturin leiftrar leiftrarnir
Accusative leiftur leifturin leiftrar leiftrarnar
Dative leiftri leiftrinum leiftrum leiftrunum
Genitive leifturs leiftursins leiftra leiftranna

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

leiftur n

  1. flash, meteoric
  2. sheet lightning

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