norður

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse norðr, from Proto-Germanic *nurþą.

Noun[edit]

norður n (genitive singular norðurs, uncountable)

  1. north

Declension[edit]

n13s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative norður norðrið
Accusative norður norðrið
Dative norðri norðrinum
Genitive norðurs norðursins

Usage notes[edit]

í norðri IPA(key): [noːrɪ] - in the north
frískur vindur av norðri - fresh (i.e. a lot of) wind from the north

Antonyms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

norður

  1. north, northward

Usage notes[edit]

norður til Fugloyar - northward to the Island of Fugloy
norður um Fjørð - northward over the fjord between Suðuroy and Sandoy (Suðuroyarfjørður)

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse norðr, from Proto-Germanic *nurþą.

Noun[edit]

norður n

  1. north

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

norður

  1. north, northward
    Hann fór norður.
    He went north.