sálmur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse salmr, psalmr, from Latin psalmus, from Ancient Greek ψαλμός ‎(psalmós, the sound emenating from twitching or twanging perhaps with the hands or fingers, mostly of musical strings)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sálmur m (genitive singular sálms, plural sálmar)

  1. psalm
  2. chant

Declension[edit]

m6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sálmur sálmurin sálmar sálmarnir
Accusative sálm sálmin sálmar sálmarnar
Dative sálmi sálminum sálmum sálmunum
Genitive sálms sálmsins sálma sálmanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse salmr, psalmr, from Latin psalmus, from Ancient Greek ψαλμός ‎(psalmós, the sound emenating from twitching or twanging perhaps with the hands or fingers, mostly of musical strings)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sálmur m ‎(genitive singular sálms, nominative plural sálmar)

  1. psalm
  2. hymn

Declension[edit]