systkin

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse systkin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

systkin n pl (plurale tantum, genitive plural systkina)

  1. siblings

Declension[edit]

n27 Plural
Indefinite Definite
Nominative systkin systkini
Accusative systkin systkini
Dative systkjum systkjunum
Genitive systkina systkinanna

Derived terms[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse systkin.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

systkin n pl (plurale tantum)

  1. siblings; brother(s) and sister(s)

Declension[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “Any relation to English sister or kin?”

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

systkin n pl

  1. brothers and sisters; siblings

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • systkinabǫrn n pl (children of one's brother(s) or sister(s); nieces and nephews)
  • systkinadœtr f pl (daughters of one's brother(s) or sister(s); nieces)
  • systkinadœtrasynir m pl (sons of daughters of one's brother(s) or sister(s); great-nephews)
  • systkinasonr m (son of a sister on one's father's side, or son of a brother on one's mother's side)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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