The Alternative Faroese Dictionary: Havn

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Entry definition

Havn etymology Proper noun form of havn (‘harbour’) and short form of Tórshavn, capital of the Faroe Islands. pronunciation
  • /haun/
proper noun: Havn {{g}}
  1. (colloquial) Tórshavn, capital of the Faroe Islands.
Note, that both the definite and the indefinite form can be used, but in genitive normally only the indefinite form.
  • Havnin er ein lítil bygd - Tórshavn is a small village (Song title by 2007)
  • Havnar bóltfelag - HB Tórshavn (a main Faroese soccer club)
  • vera í Havn(ini) - to be in Tórshavn
  • fara til Havnar - go to Tórshavn
  • (nautical) á Havn - to / at the Port of Tórshavn
  • (nautical) á Havnina - to the Port of Tórshavn
  • (nautical) á Havnini - at the Port of Tórshavn

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