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Faroese

Etymology

From Old Norse maðr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈmɛavʊr]

Noun

maður m.

  1. man, male
  2. husband
  3. human being, people
  4. sailor
  5. member of a group
  6. chessman (except pawns)

Declension

m41 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative maður maðurin menn menninir
Accusative mann mannin menn menninar
Dative manni mannum monnum monnunum
Genitive mans mansins manna mannanna

Icelandic

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Old Norse maðr.

Noun

maður m.

  1. man, human being
  2. husband (most often used with (definite) article)
  3. chessman

Declension

maður Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative maður maðurinn menn mennirnir
Accusative mann manninn menn mennina
Dative manni manninum mönnum mönnunum
Genitive manns mannsins manna mannanna

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Pronoun

maður [[Category:Template:lang:is pronouns|maður]]

  1. one, you
    Maður gerir þetta svona.
    You do it like this.

Usage notes

The pronoun maður declines as the noun, but cannot take the definite article. It is placed in a clause in the same way as the noun, but the difference is in the stress: as a pronoun, it never takes the main stress in a sentence.

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