kirkja

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Faroese[edit]

Viðareiðis kirkja - the church of Viðareiði.
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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kirkja, from Old English cirice, from Proto-Germanic *kirikǭ (whence also Old High German chirihha), from Byzantine Greek κυριακόν (kuriakón) (δόμα) ‘Lord's (house)’, from Ancient Greek κύριος (kúrios, lord).

Noun[edit]

kirkja f (genitive singular kirkju, plural kirkjur)

  1. church

Declension[edit]

f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kirkja kirkjan kirkjur kirkjurnar
Accusative kirkju kirkjuna kirkjur kirkjurnar
Dative kirkju kirkjuni kirkjum kirkjunum
Genitive kirkju kirkjunnar kirkja kirkjanna

Icelandic[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kirkja, from Old English cirice.[1]

Noun[edit]

kirkja f (genitive singular kirkju, nominative plural kirkjur)

  1. church

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ On Icelandic

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English cirice.

Noun[edit]

kirkja f (genitive kirkju, plural kirkjur)

  1. church (Christian house of worship)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]