frøkna

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse freknur pl. (compare Swedish fräkne, Danish fregne), s-less variant of Proto-Germanic *sprekalą 'freckle' (compare Norwegian dialect sprekla, Middle High German spreckel), from Proto-Indo-European *sp(h)er(e)g- 'to strew, sprinkle'. Cognate to sprøklutur

Noun[edit]

frøkna f (genitive singular frøknu, plural frøknur)

  1. freckle

Declension[edit]

Declension of frøkna
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative frøkna frøknan frøknur frøknurnar
accusative frøknu frøknuna frøknur frøknurnar
dative frøknu frøknuni frøknum frøknunum
genitive frøknu frøknunnar frøkna frøknanna

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