oyra

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse eyra, from the voiced Verner alternant of Proto-Germanic *ausô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ous-.

Noun[edit]

oyra n (genitive singular oyra, plural oyru or oyrur)

  1. (anatomy) ear
  2. ear, hearing
  3. handle (cup, etc.)
Declension[edit]
n1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative oyra oyrað oyru(r) oyruni
Accusative oyra oyrað oyru(r) oyruni
Dative oyra oyranum oyrum oyrunum
Genitive oyra oyrans oyrna oyrnanna

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse eyrir, from Latin aureus.

Noun[edit]

oyra n (genitive singular oyra, plural oyru or oyrur)

  1. (money) 1/100 króna
  2. change, small coins
Declension[edit]
n1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative oyra oyrað oyru(r) oyruni
Accusative oyra oyrað oyru(r) oyruni
Dative oyra oyranum oyrum oyrunum
Genitive oyra oyrans oyrna oyrnanna

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse eyrr. See also oyri.

Noun[edit]

oyra f (genitive singular oyru, plural oyrur)

  1. gravel bank
Declension[edit]
f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative oyra oyran oyrur oyrurnar
Accusative oyru oyruna oyrur oyrurnar
Dative oyru oyruni oyrum oyrunum
Genitive oyru oyrunnar oyra oyranna