hvat

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hvat, from Proto-Germanic *hwat, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷód, *kʷod.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hvat n

  1. what

Declension[edit]

Interrogative pronoun - spurnarfornavn
Singular (eintal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) hvør hvør hvat
Accusative (hvønnfall) hvønn hvørja
Dative (hvørjumfall) hvørjum hvørjari / hvørji hvørjum
Genitive (hvørsfall) hvørs (hvørjar) hvørs
Plural (fleirtal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) hvørjir hvørjar hvørji
Accusative (hvønnfall) hvørjar
Dative (hvørjumfall) hvørjum
Genitive (hvørsfall) hvørja

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hwat (what), neuter nominative of *hwaz (who, what). Cognate with Old English hwæt, Old Frisian hwet, Old Saxon hwat, Old Dutch wat, Old High German waz, Gothic 𐍈𐌰 (ƕa).

Pronoun[edit]

hvat

  1. what (nominative and accusative singular neuter interrogative pronoun)
  2. what (nominative and accusative singular neuter relative pronoun)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]