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]

Declension of kreppa
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]

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

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kreppa f

  1. crisis

References[edit]

  1. ^ Germanic etymology.