pinnur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse pinni. The stem change is possibly due to influence from Danish pind.

Noun[edit]

pinnur m (genitive singular pins, plural pinnar)

  1. pin, skewer
  2. watch hands
  3. match (to make fire)

Synonyms[edit]

match

Declension[edit]

m9 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pinnur pinnurin pinnar pinnarnir
Accusative pinn pinnin pinnar pinnarnar
Dative pinni pinninum pinnum pinnunum
Genitive pins pinsins pinna pinnanna