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]