rokkur

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse rokkr (distaff), from Proto-Germanic *rukkô.

Noun[edit]

rokkur m (genitive singular roks, plural rokkar)

  1. spinning wheel, distaff
Declension[edit]
m9 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rokkur rokkurin rokkar rokkarnir
Accusative rokk rokkin rokkar rokkarnar
Dative rokki rokkinum rokkum rokkunum
Genitive roks roksins rokka rokkanna

Etymology 2[edit]

From English rock (rock and roll).

Noun[edit]

rokkur m (genitive singular roks, uncountable)

  1. rock, rock and roll
Declension[edit]
m9s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative rokkur rokkurin
Accusative rokk rokkin
Dative rokki rokkinum
Genitive roks roksins

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

rokkur m

  1. spinning wheel (device for spinning thread with a wheel and a spindle)


This Icelandic entry was created from the translations listed at spinning wheel. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see rokkur in the Icelandic Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) December 2008