forseti

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse forseti (head of the thing).

Noun[edit]

forseti m (genitive singular forseta, plural forsetar)

  1. president of a republic
  2. chairman

Declension[edit]

m1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative forseti forsetin forsetar forsetarnir
Accusative forseta forsetan forsetar forsetarnar
Dative forseta forsetanum forsetum forsetunum
Genitive forseta forsetans forseta forsetanna

Usage notes[edit]

  • forseti Íslands - the president of Iceland
  • fyrrverandi forsetin í USA - the former president of the USA

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse (literally meaning “one who presides”) compare Fositesland name for Heligoland.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔr̥.sɛːtɪ/

Noun[edit]

forseti m (genitive singular forseta, nominative plural forsetar)

  1. president
    Núverandi forseti Íslands.
    The current president of Iceland.
    Fyrrverandi forseti Bandaríkjanna.
    The former president of the United States.

Declension[edit]