bakki

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bakki, from Proto-Germanic *bankô.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bakki m (genitive singular bakka, plural bakkar)

  1. cliff
  2. bank

Declension[edit]

m1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bakki bakkin bakkar bakkarnir
Accusative bakka bakkan bakkar bakkarnar
Dative bakka bakkanum bakkum bakkunum
Genitive bakka bakkans bakka bakkanna
m3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bakki bakkin bakkar bakkarnir
Accusative bakka bakkan bakkar bakkarnar
Dative bakka bakkanum bøkkum bøkkunum
Genitive bakka bakkans bakka bakkanna



Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish bakke (hill), from Old Norse bakki, from Proto-Germanic *bankô.

Noun[edit]

bakki (plural bakkit)

  1. hill



Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bakki, from Proto-Germanic *bankô.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bakki m

  1. bank (edge of river or lake)
  2. tray (e.g. a dinner tray or ashtray)
  3. the blunt side of a blade (on a knife, sword, etc.)

Declension[edit]



Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bankô.

Noun[edit]

bakki m

  1. bank (of a river, lake, chasm, etc.)
  2. ridge, bank
  3. a mound on which the target is set up
  4. bank of clouds above the horizon
  5. back of a knife or other cutting instrument, opp. to egg.
Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Entry "bakki" on page 41 in: Geir T. Zoëga "A Concise Dictionary of Old Islandic", Oxford at the Claredon Press (1910).