sálmur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse salmr, psalmr, from Latin psalmus, from Ancient Greek ψαλμός (psalmós, the sound emenating from twitching or twanging perhaps with the hands or fingers, mostly of musical strings)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sálmur m (genitive singular sálms, plural sálmar)

  1. psalm
  2. chant

Declension[edit]

m6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sálmur sálmurin sálmar sálmarnir
Accusative sálm sálmin sálmar sálmarnar
Dative sálmi sálminum sálmum sálmunum
Genitive sálms sálmsins sálma sálmanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse salmr, psalmr, from Latin psalmus, from Ancient Greek ψαλμός (psalmós, the sound emenating from twitching or twanging perhaps with the hands or fingers, mostly of musical strings)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sálmur m (genitive singular sálms, nominative plural sálmar)

  1. psalm
  2. hymn

Declension[edit]