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]

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