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]

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).