kvinna

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kvæna, from kván ‎(wife), from Proto-Germanic *kwenǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

Noun[edit]

kvinna f (genitive singular kvinnu, plural kvinnur)

  1. woman

Declension[edit]

Declension of kvinna
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative kvinna kvinnan kvinnur kvinnurnar
accusative kvinnu kvinnuna kvinnur kvinnurnar
dative kvinnu kvinnuni kvinnum kvinnunum
genitive kvinnu kvinnunnar kvinna kvinnanna

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

kvinna m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of kvinne

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

kvinna f

  1. singular definite of kvinne

Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kvæna, from kván ‎(wife), from Proto-Germanic *kwenǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn. Cognate with English queen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kvinna c

  1. a woman

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kvinna 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kvinna kvinnan kvinnor kvinnorna
Genitive kvinnas kvinnans kvinnors kvinnornas

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Antonyms[edit]

  • man (with respect to gender)

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