gjógv

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gjá.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gjógv f (genitive singular gjáar, plural gjáir)

  1. geo, gorge, ravine
  2. see also the place name Gjógv

Declension[edit]

f21 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gjógv gjógvin gjáir gjáirnar
Accusative gjógv gjónna gjáir gjáirnar
Dative gjógv gjónni gjáum gjáunum
Genitive gjáar gjáarinnar gjáa gjáanna

Derived terms[edit]

  • komin um áir og gjáir - "came over rivers and clefts" (went a long distance)