tubbak

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish tabaco, in turn either from Arabic طباق (ṭabāq, ṭubāq, a type of medicinal herb) (Spanish circa 1410, Arabic dating to 9th century), or from Taino. The term is thus either an Old World term (of Arabic origin) applied to a New World plant, or a New World word.

Noun[edit]

tubbak n (genitive singular tubbaks, uncountable)

  1. tobacco

Declension[edit]

n4s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative tubbak tubbakið
Accusative tubbak tubbakið
Dative tubbak(i) tubbaknum
Genitive tubbaks tubbaksins