skipan

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skipan ‎(order,arrangement).

A substantivation of skipa (to arrange)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skipan f (genitive singular skipanar, plural skipanir)

  1. arrangement, system

Declension[edit]

Declension of skipan
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative skipan skipanin skipanir skipanirnar
accusative skipan skipanina skipanir skipanirnar
dative skipan skipanini skipanum skipanunum
genitive skipanar skipanarinnar skipana skipananna

Derived terms[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From skipa ‎(to unload, ship) +‎ -an.

Noun[edit]

skipan f

  1. order, arrangement
  2. manning of a ship, crew
  3. place, berth
  4. due order, due course, disposition, arrangement
  5. orders
  6. change

References[edit]

  • Entry "skipan" on page 375 in: Geir T. Zoëga "A Concise Dictionary of Old Islandic", Oxford at the Claredon Press (1910).