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eignarfall

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There's night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things; there's likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?
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Icelandic

Declension of eignarfall
(singular) (plural)
(indefinite) (definite) (indefinite) (definite)
nominative eignarfall eignarfallið eignarföll eignarföllin
accusative eignarfall eignarfallið eignarföll eignarföllin
dative eignarfalli eignarfallinu eignarföllum eignarföllunum
genitive eignarfalls eignarfallsins eignarfalla eignarfallanna
Other words with the same declension

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈeiknarˌfatl̥]

Etymology

From genitive of eign "property" (eignar) + fall "case", literally meaning "case of property" or "case of ownership", because the case denotes ownership.

Noun

eignarfall n.

  1. (grammar) the genitive case
    Forsetningin 'til' er oft notuð tilfinna eignarfallið.
    The preposition 'til' is often used to find the genitive case.

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