ryggur

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hryggr, from Proto-Germanic *hrugjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)krewk- (to turn, bend), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to turn, bend).

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Noun[edit]

ryggur m (genitive singular rygs or ryggjar , plural ryggir)

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Declension[edit]

m32 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ryggur ryggurin ryggir ryggirnir
Accusative rygg ryggin ryggir ryggirnar
Dative ryggi rygginum ryggjum ryggjunum
Genitive ryggjar/
rygs
ryggjarins/
rygsins
ryggja ryggjanna