stova

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stofa from older form stufa, from Proto-Germanic *stubō(room, living room, heated room). Cognate with English stove, German Stube(a parlor) from the Old High German stuba, Danish stue(living room; small house; large bedroom in a hospital).

Noun[edit]

stova f (genitive singular stovu, plural stovur)

  1. parlor, parlour, room
  2. common room, assembly room
  3. dwelling, house
  4. (administration) office

Declension[edit]

Declension of stova
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative stova stovan stovur stovurnar
accusative stovu stovuna stovur stovurnar
dative stovu stovuni stovum stovunum
genitive stovu stovunnar stova stovanna

Derived terms[edit]

some include
room

house names

  • Jógvansstova (the house of John)
  • Ólavsstova (the house of Olav)
  • Nýggjastova (the new house)

administration


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stofa from older form stufa, from Proto-Germanic *stubō(room, living room, heated room). Cognate with English stove, German Stube(a parlor) from the Old High German stuba, Danish stue(living room; small house; large bedroom in a hospital).

Noun[edit]

stova c

  1. (dated, dialectal) small house, cottage

Declension[edit]

Inflection of stova 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative stova stovan stovor stovorna
Genitive stovas stovans stovors stovornas

Synonyms[edit]