kreppa

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kreppa, from Proto-Germanic *krimpaną.[1]

Noun[edit]

kreppa f (genitive singular kreppu, plural kreppur)

  1. crisis

Derived terms[edit]

Declension[edit]

f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kreppa kreppan kreppur kreppurnar
Accusative kreppu kreppuna kreppur kreppurnar
Dative kreppu kreppuni kreppum kreppunum
Genitive kreppu kreppunnar kreppa kreppanna

References[edit]

  1. ^ Germanic etymology.

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Norse kreppa, from Proto-Germanic *krimpaną.[1]

Cognate to English crimp, via Middle English crempen, and to Dutch krimpen, via Middle Dutch crimpen.

Noun[edit]

kreppa

  1. crisis

References[edit]

  1. ^ Germanic etymology.