eið

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See also: eid, eith, Eid, -eid, 'eid, and 'Eid

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse eið, in turn from Proto-Germanic *aidiją, probably related to Proto-Indo-European *h₁y- (go) and Latin eo. Cognate with Old Swedish ēþ (Modern Swedish ed) and Norwegian eid. More at eid.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

eið n (genitive singular eiðs, plural eið)

  1. isthmus
Declension[edit]
Declension of eið
n4 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative eið eiðið eið eiðini
accusative eið eiðið eið eiðini
dative eið, eiði eiðnum eiðum eiðunum
genitive eiðs eiðsins eiða eiðanna

Etymology 2[edit]

From the noun eiður.

Noun[edit]

eið

  1. accusative singular of eiður

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

eið

  1. indefinite accusative singular of eiður

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *aidą, probably related to Proto-Indo-European *h₁y- (go) and Latin eo.

Noun[edit]

eið n (genitive eiðs, dative eiði, plural eið)

  1. isthmus
Declension[edit]
Alternative forms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: eið, eiði
  • Faroese: eið, eiði
  • Norn: ed
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: eid, eide
  • Norwegian Bokmål: eid
  • Old Swedish: ēþ
    • Swedish: ed
  • English: eid, (dialectal)

References[edit]

  • eið in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

eið

  1. accusative singular of eiðr