riddari

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Faroese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse riddari, from Middle Low German ridder (rider, knight).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

riddari m (genitive singular riddara, plural riddarar)

  1. rider, horseman
  2. (historical) knight
  3. (chess) knight
  4. knight (Order of the Dannebrog)

Declension[edit]

Declension of riddari
m1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative riddari riddarin riddarar riddararnir
accusative riddara riddaran riddarar riddararnar
dative riddara riddaranum riddarum riddarunum
genitive riddara riddarans riddara riddaranna

Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse riddari, from Middle Low German ridder (rider, knight).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

riddari m (genitive singular riddara, nominative plural riddarar)

  1. knight
  2. (chess) knight

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Icelandic · [Term?] (layout · text)
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kóngur drottning hrókur biskup riddari peð



Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German ridder (rider, knight).

Noun[edit]

riddari m (genitive riddara, plural riddarar)

  1. knight, mounted warrior
  2. (chess) knight

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: ridder
  • Faroese: riddari

References[edit]

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