eiga

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse eiga, from Proto-Germanic *aigǭ, from the verb *aiganą.

Noun[edit]

eiga f (genitive singular eigu, plural eigur)

  1. possession, property
Synonyms[edit]
Declension[edit]
f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative eiga eigan eigur eigurnar
Accusative eigu eiguna eigur eigurnar
Dative eigu eiguni eigum eigunum
Genitive eigu eigunnar eiga eiganna

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse eiga, from Proto-Germanic *aiganą.

Verb[edit]

at eiga (third person singular past indicative átti, third person plural past indicative áttu, supine átt)

  1. to have
  2. to own
  3. to beget, give birth to
Conjugation[edit]

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse eiga, from Proto-Germanic *aiganą.

Verb[edit]

eiga (preterite-present verb, third-person singular present indicative á, third-person singular past indicative átti, supine átt)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to have, to be closely related to
    Ég á skemmtilega konu.
    I have a funny wife.
  2. (transitive, governs the accusative) to possess, to own
  3. to have to, should syn.
    Hann á að mæta í skólann, sama hvað foreldrar hans segja.
    He's supposed to show up for school, regardless of what his parents say.
  4. to be said to be by others
    The Matrix á að vera skemmtileg mynd.
    They say The Matrix is a good movie.
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Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse eiga, from Proto-Germanic *aigǭ, from the verb *aiganą.

Noun[edit]

eiga f (genitive singular eigu, nominative plural eigur)

  1. a possession
Declension[edit]
Usage notes[edit]
  • Often used in plural; eigur (possessions).

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

eiga

  1. rōmaji reading of えいが

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

eiga f

  1. feminine form of eigen

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse eiga.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • eige (e infinitive)

Verb[edit]

eiga (present tense eig, past tense åtte, past participle ått, passive infinitive eigast, present participle eigande, imperative eig)

  1. to own
    Er det du som eig denne klokka?
    Is it you who owns this watch?
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse eiga.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

eiga f

  1. singular definite of eige
References[edit]

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *aiganą (to possess, have, own). Cognate with Old English āgan, Old Saxon ēgan, Old High German eigan, Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐌷𐌰𐌽 (aihan).

Verb[edit]

eiga (singular past indicative átti, plural past indicative áttu, past participle áttr)

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