boppa

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English boob (slang ‘a woman's breast’), around 1600-1800.

Noun[edit]

boppa f (genitive singular boppu, plural boppur)

  1. teat
  2. wart, nipple
  3. female breast
    • fáa boppu
      suck
    • geva boppu
      give suck to, suckle, give breast to
  4. (childish) penis

Declension[edit]

Declension of boppa
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative boppa boppan boppur boppurnar
accusative boppu boppuna boppur boppurnar
dative boppu boppuni boppum boppunum
genitive boppu boppunnar boppa boppanna

Synonyms[edit]

(breast): konubróst, bróst

Verb[edit]

boppa (third person singular past indicative boppaði, third person plural past indicative boppað, supine boppað)

  1. to suck
  2. to suckle, to nurse, to breast-feed

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • Tórður Jóansson: English loanwords in Faroese. Tórshavn: Fannir 1997. (p. 110)