húð

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See also: hud, Hud, HUD, and huþ

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse húð, from Proto-Germanic *hūdiz, from Proto-Indo-European *kuHtis.

Noun[edit]

húð f (genitive singular húðar, plural húðir)

  1. skin

Declension[edit]

Declension of húð
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative húð húðin húðir húðirnar
accusative húð húðina húðir húðirnar
dative húð húðini húðum húðunum
genitive húðar húðarinnar húða húðanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse húð, from Proto-Germanic *hūdiz, from Proto-Indo-European *kuHtis.

Cognate with Old English hȳd (English hide); Old Frisian hūd, Old Saxon hūd (Middle Low German hûd), Dutch huid, Old High German hūt (German Haut), Gothic *𐌷𐌿𐌸𐍃 (*huþs); and with Latin cutis, Ancient Greek κύτος (kútos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

húð f (genitive singular húðar, nominative plural húðir)

  1. (uncountable) skin
    Húðin mín er svakalega þurr.
    My skin is really dry.
  2. hide
  3. (uncountable) a thin coating; plating

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hūdiz, from Proto-Indo-European *kuHtis.

Noun[edit]

húð f (genitive húðar, plural húðir)

  1. skin

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: húð
  • Faroese: húð
  • Norwegian: hud
  • Old Swedish: hūþ
  • Danish: hud