dunna

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Faroese[edit]

dunnur - ducks

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dunna, whence also Icelandic dunna, Norwegian dunne. Confer also Scottish Gaelic tunnag.

Noun[edit]

dunna f (genitive singular dunnu, plural dunnur)

  1. domestic duck (Anas domesticus)
  2. female mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

Declension[edit]

Declension of dunna
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative dunna dunnan dunnur dunnurnar
accusative dunnu dunnuna dunnur dunnurnar
dative dunnu dunnuni dunnum dunnunum
genitive dunnu dunnunnar dunna dunnanna

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Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin domna, shortened variant of Latin domina(lady, mistress of the house), from domus(house), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dṓm(house).

Noun[edit]

dunna f (plural dunnas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) woman
  2. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) wife
  3. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) lady, Mrs.

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