hjúpa

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hjúpa, from Proto-Germanic *heupōn (compare Dutch joop, German Hiefe, dialectal Norwegian hjúpa ‎(briar)), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱewb- ‎(briar, thorn) (compare Old Prussian kaāubri 'thorn', Lithuanian kaubrė̃ 'heap').

Hjúpur.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hjúpa f (genitive singular hjúpu, plural hjúpur)

  1. hip (fruit of a rose)

Declension[edit]

Declension of hjúpa
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative hjúpa hjúpan hjúpur hjúpurnar
accusative hjúpu hjúpuna hjúpur hjúpurnar
dative hjúpu hjúpuni hjúpum hjúpunum
genitive hjúpu hjúpunnar hjúpa hjúpanna

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From hjúpur ‎(coating).

Verb[edit]

hjúpa ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative hjúpaði, supine hjúpað)

  1. to coat (cover with a layer of coating)
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

hjúpa

  1. indefinite accusative plural of hjúpur
  2. indefinite genitive plural of hjúpur