kjallari

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Faroese[edit]

The white part of this house is the kjallari, the basement.

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Late Latin cellārium, through late Old Norse kellari (and Middle Low German keller). Compare Swedish källare, Norwegian kjeller, Icelandic kjallari.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kjallari m (genitive singular kjallara, plural kjallarar)

  1. cellar, basement (lowest floor of a house. In the Faroe Islands often above the ground)

Declension[edit]

m1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kjallari kjallarin kjallarar kjallararnir
Accusative kjallara kjallaran kjallarar kjallararnar
Dative kjallara kjallaranum kjallarum kjallarunum
Genitive kjallara kjallarans kjallara kjallaranna

Derived terms[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Late Latin cellārium, through late Old Norse kellari (and Middle Low German keller). Compare Faroese kjallari, Swedish källare, Norwegian kjeller.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈcʰatla(ː)rɪ/

Noun[edit]

kjallari m (genitive singular kjallara, nominative plural kjallarar)

  1. cellar, basement (lowest floor of a house)

Declension[edit]