gíggja

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gígja, related to (and perhaps derived from) Middle Low German gīge; compare German Geige. Cognate with Icelandic gígja.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gíggja f (genitive singular gíggju, plural gíggjur)

  1. (chiefly poetic) fiddle, violin; two or three stringed medieval bowed lyre

Declension[edit]

Declension of gíggja
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative gíggja gíggjan gíggjur gíggjurnar
accusative gíggju gíggjuna gíggjur gíggjurnar
dative gíggju gíggjuni gíggjum gíggjunum
genitive gíggju gíggjunnar gíggja gíggjanna