bygd

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Faroese[edit]

Bøur er gomul bygd, nevnd í Hundabrævinum frá um 1350 - Bøur is an old village, named in the "Dog Letter" of c. 1350.

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse byggð, from Proto-Germanic *biwwiþō.

Noun[edit]

bygd f (genitive singular bygdar, plural bygdir)

  1. village, hamlet

Declension[edit]

Declension of bygd
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative bygd bygdin bygdir bygdirnar
accusative bygd bygdina bygdir bygdirnar
dative bygd bygdini bygdum bygdunum
genitive bygdar bygdarinnar bygda bygdanna

Usage notes[edit]

There's no distinction between a village and a hamlet in Faroese.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse byggð, from Proto-Germanic *biwwiþō.

Noun[edit]

bygd f, m ‎(definite singular bygda or bygden, indefinite plural bygder, definite plural bygdene)

  1. country district
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

bygd

  1. past participle of bygge

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse byggð, from Proto-Germanic *biwwiþō.

Noun[edit]

bygd f ‎(definite singular bygda, indefinite plural bygder, definite plural bygdene)

  1. country district

Verb[edit]

bygd

  1. masculine, feminine and neuter past participle of byggja, byggje, bygga and bygge
  2. masculine and feminine past participle of byggja, byggje, bygga and bygge

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse byggð, from Proto-Germanic *biwwiþō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bygd c

  1. a village
  2. a region, a country district (tied together by common traditions)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of bygd 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bygd bygden bygder bygderna
Genitive bygds bygdens bygders bygdernas

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