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Faroese: ˈhoːvna

« bólgna (swell) ˈtʰʉuːsna (swell) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Faroese
Meaning:swell
Source form:hovna
Phonological form:ˈhoːvna
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Cognate codes:Z

Source of lexical data

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Source: Í Skála, Annfinnur & Mikkelsen, Jonhard (eds.). 2007. Ensk-føroysk orðabók. Tórshavn: Sprotin.
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class Z
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Source: Eekman, Stephan (University of Amsterdam)
Reliability: High
Comment: Verb to Old Norse hofinn ´swollen´ from the verb hefja ´to lift´