eyga

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse auga, from Proto-Germanic *augô, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ekʷ-(eye; to see).

Noun[edit]

eyga n (genitive singular eyga, plural eygu)

  1. eye
  2. view
  3. (plural only) face

Derived terms[edit]

  • gløgt er gestsins eyga - "clear is the guest's eye" (a guest/foreigner notices more than others)

Declension[edit]

Declension of eyga
n1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative eyga eygað eygu, eygur eyguni
accusative eyga eygað eygu, eygur eyguni
dative eyga eyganum eygum eygunum
genitive eyga eygans eygna eygnanna

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