átta

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See also: atta, Atta, attá, attā, åtta, and attą̊

Faroese[edit]

Faroese cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : átta
    Ordinal : áttandi

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse átta, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōu, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw.

Pronunciation[edit]

Number[edit]

átta

  1. eight, cardinal number after sjey and before níggju

References[edit]

  • Árnason, Kristján (2011) The Phonology of Icelandic and Faroese (The Phonology of the World's Languages) (in English), Oxford: Oxford University Press, page 95

Icelandic[edit]

Icelandic cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : átta
    Ordinal : áttundi

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse átta, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōu, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw. Compare Norwegian åtte, Swedish åtta, Danish otte.

Pronunciation[edit]

Number[edit]

átta

  1. eight; the cardinal number after sjö (seven) and before níu (nine).

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

átta f (genitive singular áttu, nominative plural áttur)

  1. eight (playing card)

Declension[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Old Norse cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : átta
    Ordinal : átti

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ahtōu, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw.

Numeral[edit]

átta

  1. eight
Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: átta
  • Faroese: átta
  • Norwegian: åtte
  • Old Swedish: ātta, ata, āta
  • Danish: otte
  • Old Gutnish: ǣt

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

átta

  1. inflection of átti:
    1. masculine oblique singular
    2. feminine nominative singular
    3. neuter singular

Noun[edit]

átta

  1. indefinite genitive plural of átt

Participle[edit]

átta

  1. inflection of áttr:
    1. strong feminine accusative singular
    2. strong masculine accusative plural
    3. weak masculine oblique singular
    4. weak feminine nominative singular
    5. weak neuter singular

Verb[edit]

átta

  1. first-person singular past indicative of eiga