merki

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse merki, from Proto-Germanic *markō (boundary; boundary marker), from Proto-Indo-European *marǵ- (edge, boundary, border).

Noun[edit]

merki n (genitive singular merkis, plural merki or merkir)

  1. sign, mark
  2. banner, flag
  3. Merkið, the Faroese flag

Derived terms[edit]

Declension[edit]

n25 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative merki merkið merki(r) merkini
Accusative merki merkið merki(r) merkini
Dative merki merkinum merkjum merkjunum
Genitive merkis merkisins merkja merkjanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse merki, from Proto-Germanic *markō (boundary; boundary marker), from Proto-Indo-European *marǵ- (edge, boundary, border).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

merki n (genitive singular merkis, nominative plural merki)

  1. sign, mark
  2. banner

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Noun[edit]

merki ?

  1. boundary