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]

Borrowing from Danish bakke(hill), from Old Danish bakkæ, 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 ‎(genitive singular bakka, nominative plural bakkar)

  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.

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References[edit]

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