brekka

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse brekka, from Proto-Germanic *brinkaz.

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brekka f (genitive singular brekku, plural brekkur)

  1. slope, hillside, acclivity

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f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative brekka brekkan brekkur brekkurnar
Accusative brekku brekkuna brekkur brekkurnar
Dative brekku brekkuni brekkum brekkunum
Genitive brekku brekkunnar brekka brekkanna

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse brekka, from Proto-Germanic *brinkaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brekka f (genitive singular brekku, nominative plural brekkur)

  1. a slope, a hillside

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *brinkaz.

Noun[edit]

brekka f (genitive brekku, plural brekkur)

  1. slope

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Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian (Nynorsk): brekke
  • Norwegian (Bokmål): brekke
  • Swedish: -

References[edit]

  • Entry "brekka" on page 69 in: Geir T. Zoëga "A Concise Dictionary of Old Islandic", Oxford at the Claredon Press (1910).