vongur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vængr, from Proto-Germanic *wēinga, *wēingan-, from Proto-Indo-European *weh₁- (to blow), thus related to vindur.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vongur m (genitive singular veingjar or vongs , plural veingir)

  1. wing (birds, bats and insects)
  2. wing, aerofoil, airfoil
  3. wing (of a building)
  4. outer forward (football, etc.)
  5. part of the football field at the sideline

Declension[edit]

m34 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vongur vongurin veingir veingirnir
Accusative vong vongin veingir veingirnar
Dative veingi/
vongi
veinginum/
vonginum
veingjum veingjunum
Genitive veingjar/
vongs
veingjarins/
vongsins
veingja veingjanna