stýrivolt

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish styrvolt (a card game of 18th century; cards of low value), from German Low German Stürewold (wild, riotous man). The semantic development is unclear.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstʊiɹɪ.vɔl̥t/

Noun[edit]

stýrivolt n (genitive singular stýrivolts, uncountable)

  1. (card games) a special Faroese card game

Declension[edit]

Declension of stýrivolt (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative stýrivolt stýrivoltið
accusative stýrivolt stýrivoltið
dative stýrivolti stýrivoltinum
genitive stýrivolts stýrivoltsins

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