bjarg

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Faroese[edit]

Vestmannabjørgini - Vestmanna cliffs

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bjarg, from Proto-Germanic *bergaz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ-.

Noun[edit]

bjarg n (genitive singular bjargs, plural bjørg)

  1. (poetic) cliff

Declension[edit]

Declension of bjarg
n5 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative bjarg bjargið bjørg bjørgini
accusative bjarg bjargið bjørg bjørgini
dative bjargi bjarginum bjørgum bjørgunum
genitive bjargs bjargsins bjarga bjarganna

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bergaz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ-.

Noun[edit]

bjarg n (genitive bjargs, plural bjǫrg)

  1. Alternative form of berg

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • bjarg in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press