skarlak

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skarlak, which came via Middle Low German [Term?] from Medieval Latin scarlatum, originally from Persian سقرلاط (saqirlāt, a warm woollen cloth), a variant of سقلاط (siqillāt, scarlet cloth), of unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skarlak n (genitive singular skarlaks, uncountable)

  1. scarlet

Declension[edit]

Declension of skarlak (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative skarlak skarlakið
accusative skarlak skarlakið
dative skarlaki skarlakinum
genitive skarlaks skarlaksins

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Middle Low German [Term?], from Medieval Latin scarlatum, originally from Persian سقرلاط (saqirlāt, a warm woollen cloth), a variant of سقلاط (siqillāt, scarlet cloth), of unknown origin.

Noun[edit]

skarlak n

  1. scarlet