skegg

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skegg, from Proto-Germanic *skaggiją, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kek-, *(s)keg- (to jump, skip, move, hurry).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skegg n (genitive singular skegs, plural skegg)

  1. beard

Declension[edit]

n9 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative skegg skeggið skegg skeggini
Accusative skegg skeggið skegg skeggini
Dative skeggi skegginum skeggum skeggunum
Genitive skegs skegsins skegga skegganna

Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skegg, from Proto-Germanic *skaggiją, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kek-, *(s)keg- (to jump, skip, move, hurry).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skegg n (genitive singular skeggs, nominative plural skegg)

  1. a beard

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *skagją. Related to Old English sceacga (English shag). Cognate with skógr (forest) and Old English sceaga (English shaw).

Noun[edit]

skegg n

  1. beard

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • skegg in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press