ætt

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Faroese[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ætt f (genitive singular ættar, plural ættir)

  1. dynasty, lineage
  2. generation
  3. (biology) family (familja)
  4. language family

Declension[edit]

f2 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ætt ættin ættir ættirnar
Accusative ætt ættina ættir ættirnar
Dative ætt ættini ættum ættunum
Genitive ættar ættarinnar ætta ættanna

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Noun[edit]

ætt f (genitive singular ættar, plural ættir)

  1. direction, point of the compass
  2. wind direction

Declension[edit]

f2 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ætt ættin ættir ættirnar
Accusative ætt ættina ættir ættirnar
Dative ætt ættini ættum ættunum
Genitive ættar ættarinnar ætta ættanna

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ætt, from Proto-Germanic *aihtiz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ætt f (genitive singular ættar, nominative plural ættir)

  1. family (referring to an extended family, dynasty, etc.)
  2. (biology, taxonomy) family

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