vegur

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vegr, Proto-Germanic *wegaz, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-. Cognate with Latin via.

Noun[edit]

vegur m (genitive singular vegar, plural vegir)

  1. way, road
  2. distance
  3. movement towards a goal, direction
  4. possibility

Declension[edit]

m13 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vegur vegurin vegir vegirnir
Accusative veg vegin vegir vegirnar
Dative veg(i) veg(i)num vegum vegunum
Genitive vegar vegarins vega veganna

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vegr, Proto-Germanic *wegaz, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-. Cognate with Latin via.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vegur m (genitive singular vegar, nominative plural vegir)

  1. way
  2. road

Declension[edit]

Note: The genitive singular vegs is used in fixed expressions such as til vegs og virðingar. The otherwise obsolete accusative plural vegu is also used with the preposition á, meaning “in [a specified] way”, e.g. á ýmsa vegu (in various ways), and in expressions about travelling widely, such as um víða vegu (far and wide).

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