The Alternative Faroese Dictionary: skon

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Entry definition

skon etymology Uncertain. Also found in Norwegian dialects skon; possibly related to Albanian hundë.Adam Hyllested, “Albanian ''hundë'' ‘nose’ and Faroese, SW Norwegian ''skon'' ‘snout’”, in ''Proceedings of the 23rd Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference'' (Bremen: Hempen, 2012), 73-81.
noun: {{fo-noun}}
  1. snout
  2. (pejorative) face, mug

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