rokkur

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse rokkr (distaff), from Proto-Germanic *rukkô.

Noun[edit]

rokkur m (genitive singular roks, plural rokkar)

  1. spinning wheel, distaff
Declension[edit]
m9 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rokkur rokkurin rokkar rokkarnir
Accusative rokk rokkin rokkar rokkarnar
Dative rokki rokkinum rokkum rokkunum
Genitive roks roksins rokka rokkanna

Etymology 2[edit]

From English rock (rock and roll).

Noun[edit]

rokkur m (genitive singular roks, uncountable)

  1. (music) rock, rock and roll
Declension[edit]
m9s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative rokkur rokkurin
Accusative rokk rokkin
Dative rokki rokkinum
Genitive roks roksins

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse rokkr (distaff), from Proto-Germanic *rukkô.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rokkur m (genitive singular rokks, nominative plural rokkar)

  1. spinning wheel (device for spinning thread with a wheel and a spindle)

Declension[edit]