rógv

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse (calm), from Proto-Germanic *rōwō, the same as .

Noun[edit]

rógv f (genitive singular rógvar, uncountable)

  1. calm, rest, quiet
Declension[edit]
f2s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative rógv rógvin
Accusative rógv rógvina
Dative rógv rógvini
Genitive rógvar rógvarinnar

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse , probably from Proto-Germanic *wranhō or *wrunhō.

Noun[edit]

rógv f (genitive singular rógvar, plural røur)

  1. a plate with a hole in it, used under a nail
Declension[edit]
f22 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rógv rógvin røur rørnar
Accusative rógv rónna røur rørnar
Dative rógv rónni róm rónum
Genitive róar róarinnar rógva rógvanna

Etymology 3[edit]

Possibly from Old Norse hróf, from Proto-Germanic *hrōfą.

Noun[edit]

rógv (only used in accusative singular, gender unknown)

  1. something high up, perhaps roof or sky (exact meaning unknown; only used in the phrases halan upp í rógv, við halanum upp í rógv “with the tail up/up in the air” and similar)

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