sekkur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sekkr, from Proto-Germanic *sakkuz (sack), from Latin saccus (large bag), from Ancient Greek σάκκος (sákkos, bag of coarse cloth), from Phoenician, Ancient Egyptian 𓆷𓈎𓄜 (sAq, sack). Cognate with Dutch zak, German Sack, Swedish säck, Hebrew שַׂק (śaq, sack, sackcloth), Akkadian 𒆭𒊓 (saqqu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sekkur m (genitive singular sekkjar, plural sekkir)

  1. sack, big bag (for potatoes, flour, mail, etc.)

Declension[edit]

m31 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sekkur sekkurin sekkir sekkirnir
Accusative sekk sekkin sekkir sekkirnar
Dative sekki sekkinum sekkjum sekkjunum
Genitive sekkjar sekkjarins sekkja sekkjanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sekkr, from Proto-Germanic *sakkuz (sack), from Latin saccus (large bag), from Ancient Greek σάκκος (sákkos, bag of coarse cloth), from Phoenician, Ancient Egyptian 𓆷𓈎𓄜 (sAq, sack). Cognate with Dutch zak, German Sack, Swedish säck, Hebrew שַׂק (śaq, sack, sackcloth), Akkadian 𒆭𒊓 (saqqu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sekkur m (genitive singular sekkjar, nominative plural sekkir)

  1. a sack, a bag
Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]