rógv

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse ‎(calm), from Proto-Germanic *rōwō, the same as .

Noun[edit]

rógv f (genitive singular rógvar, uncountable)

  1. calm, rest, quiet
Declension[edit]
Declension of rógv (singular only)
f2s singular
indefinite definite
nominative rógv rógvin
accusative rógv rógvina
dative rógv rógvini
genitive rógvar rógvarinnar

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse , probably from Proto-Germanic *wranhō or *wrunhō.

Noun[edit]

rógv f (genitive singular rógvar, plural røur)

  1. a plate with a hole in it, used under a nail
Declension[edit]
Declension of rógv
f22 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative rógv rógvin røur rørnar
accusative rógv rónna røur rørnar
dative rógv rónni róm rónum
genitive róar róarinnar rógva rógvanna

Etymology 3[edit]

Possibly from Old Norse hróf, from Proto-Germanic *hrōfą.

Noun[edit]

rógv ‎(only used in accusative singular, gender unknown)

  1. something high up, perhaps roof or sky (exact meaning unknown; only used in the phrases halan upp í rógv, við halanum upp í rógv “with the tail up/up in the air” and similar)

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