stavur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stafr, from Proto-Norse ᛋᛏᚼᛒᚼ (staba), from Proto-Germanic *stabaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stavur m (genitive singular stavs, plural stavir)

  1. stick
  2. character, letter

Declension[edit]

m17 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative stavur stavurin stavir stavirnir
Accusative stav stavin stavir stavirnar
Dative stavi stavinum støvum/
stavum
støvunum/
stavunum
Genitive stavs stavsins stava stavanna