kvennkyn

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kvinna (woman) +‎ kyn (gender)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkfɛn̥ː.tʃʰiːn/

Noun[edit]

kvennkyn n (genitive singular kvennkyns, uncountable)

  1. (biology) female sex or gender
  2. (grammar) feminine gender

Declension[edit]

n22s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative kvennkyn kvennkynið
Accusative kvennkyn kvennkynið
Dative kvennkyni kvennkyninum
Genitive kvennkyns kvennkynsins

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From kvenn- +‎ kyn

Noun[edit]

kvennkyn n

  1. the female sex

Declension[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • kvennkyn in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press