sekkur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sekkr, from Proto-Germanic *sakkuz ‎(sack), from Latin saccus ‎(large bag), from Ancient Greek σάκκος ‎(sákkos, bag of coarse cloth), from Phoenician, Ancient Egyptian 𓆷𓈎𓄜 ‎(sAq, sack). Cognate with Dutch zak, German Sack, Swedish säck, Hebrew שַׂק ‎(śaq, sack, sackcloth), Akkadian 𒆭𒊓 ‎(saqqu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sekkur m (genitive singular sekkjar, plural sekkir)

  1. sack, big bag (for potatoes, flour, mail, etc.)

Declension[edit]

m31 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sekkur sekkurin sekkir sekkirnir
Accusative sekk sekkin sekkir sekkirnar
Dative sekki sekkinum sekkjum sekkjunum
Genitive sekkjar sekkjarins sekkja sekkjanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sekkr, from Proto-Germanic *sakkuz ‎(sack), from Latin saccus ‎(large bag), from Ancient Greek σάκκος ‎(sákkos, bag of coarse cloth), from Phoenician, Ancient Egyptian 𓆷𓈎𓄜 ‎(sAq, sack). Cognate with Dutch zak, German Sack, Swedish säck, Hebrew שַׂק ‎(śaq, sack, sackcloth), Akkadian 𒆭𒊓 ‎(saqqu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sekkur m ‎(genitive singular sekkjar, nominative plural sekkir)

  1. a sack, a bag
Declension[edit]

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