greipa

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse greipa (‘to grip, to grab’).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

greipa (third person singular past indicative greipaði, third person plural past indicative greipað, supine greipað)

  1. to bind/tie in pairs
  2. to bind/tie two fish together in order to dry or ferment them

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Greipur.

greipa f (genitive singular greipu, plural greipur)

  1. bond together pair of two fish

Declension[edit]

Declension of greipa
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative greipa greipan greipur greipurnar
accusative greipu greipuna greipur greipurnar
dative greipu greipuni greipum greipunum
genitive greipu greipunnar greipa greipanna