váttur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse váttr (evidence, witness), from Proto-Germanic *wahtaz (speech), from Proto-Indo-European *wokʷtos (voice, speech), from Proto-Indo-European *wekʷ- (to speak, to sound out).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

váttur m (genitive singular váts, plural váttar)

  1. (biblical) proof, evidence, witness

Declension[edit]

m9 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative váttur vátturin váttar váttarnir
Accusative vátt váttin váttar váttarnar
Dative vátti váttinum váttum váttunum
Genitive váts vátsins vátta váttanna

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