himin

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse himinn, from Proto-Germanic *heminaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éḱmō (stone, cloud, heaven).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

himin m (genitive singular himins, plural himnar)

  1. a sky, the heavens
  2. (in the plural) heaven, paradise

Declension[edit]

m21 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative himin himinin himnar himnarnir
Accusative himin himinin himnar himnarnar
Dative himni himninum himnum himnunum
Genitive himins himinsins himna himnanna

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

Árnason, Kristján (2011) The Phonology of Icelandic and Faroese (The Phonology of the World's Languages) (in English), Oxford: Oxford University Press, page 87


Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

himin

  1. Romanization of 𐌷𐌹𐌼𐌹𐌽

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

himin

  1. indefinite accusative singular of himinn

Old Norse[edit]

Noun[edit]

himin

  1. accusative singular of himinn