oyra

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse eyra, from the voiced Verner alternant of Proto-Germanic *ausô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ous-.

Noun[edit]

oyra n (genitive singular oyra, plural oyru or oyrur)

  1. (anatomy) ear
  2. ear, hearing
  3. handle (cup, etc.)
Declension[edit]
Declension of oyra
n1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative oyra oyrað oyru, oyrur oyruni
accusative oyra oyrað oyru, oyrur oyruni
dative oyra oyranum oyrum oyrunum
genitive oyra oyrans oyrna oyrnanna

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse eyrir, from Latin aureus.

Noun[edit]

oyra n (genitive singular oyra, plural oyru or oyrur)

  1. (money) 1/100 króna
  2. change, small coins
Declension[edit]
Declension of oyra
n1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative oyra oyrað oyru, oyrur oyruni
accusative oyra oyrað oyru, oyrur oyruni
dative oyra oyranum oyrum oyrunum
genitive oyra oyrans oyrna oyrnanna

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse eyrr. See also oyri.

Noun[edit]

oyra f (genitive singular oyru, plural oyrur)

  1. gravel bank
Declension[edit]
Declension of oyra
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative oyra oyran oyrur oyrurnar
accusative oyru oyruna oyrur oyrurnar
dative oyru oyruni oyrum oyrunum
genitive oyru oyrunnar oyra oyranna