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Faroese

Etymology

From Old Norse akr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈɛakʊr]

Noun

akur m.

  1. (agriculture) field

Declension

m20 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative akur akurin akrar akrarnir
Accusative akur akurin akrar akrarnar
Dative akri akrinum økrum økrunum
Genitive akurs akursins akra akranna

Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse akr from Proto-Germanic *akraz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éǵros (field) whence also the Danish ager, Faroese akur, Swedish akker and Norwegian åker.

Germanic cognates include Old English æcer (English acre), Old Frisian ekker, Old Saxon akkar (Dutch akker), Old High German ackar (German Acker) and Gothic 𐌰𐌺𐍂𐍃; akrs. Other cognates include Ancient Greek ἀγρός (agros), Mycenaean Greek 𐀀𐀒𐀫 (a-ko-ro), Latin ager (Spanish agerio and agreste), Umbrian ager, Armenian արտ (art) and Sanskrit अज्र (ájra).

Pronunciation

Noun

akur m.

  1. (agriculture) field

Declension

m-s1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative akur akurinn akrar akrarnir
Accusative akur akurinn akra akrana
Dative akri akrinum ökrum ökrunum
Genitive akurs akursins akra akranna

Derived terms


Indonesian

Etymology

From Dutch accoord.

Noun

akur

  1. agreement, accord

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