Sunniva

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English Sunnġifu, from sunne(sun) + ġifu(gift).

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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sunniva f

  1. A female given name

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Sunniva: Sunnivuson
  • daughter of Sunniva: Sunnivudóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Sunniva
Accusative Sunnivu
Dative Sunnivu
Genitive Sunnivu

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English sunne "sun" + gifu "gift". Name of a legendary ninth century saint, an Irish princess who sailed to Norway.

Proper noun[edit]

Sunniva

  1. A female given name.

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