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]

Declension of gjógv
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)