gæða

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Verb[edit]

gæða (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative gæddi, supine gætt)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to endow someone
  2. (ditransitive, governs the accusative and the dative) to endow someone with something
    • Article 1, Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Icelandic, English)
      Hver maður er borinn frjáls og jafn öðrum að virðingu og réttindum. Menn eru gæddir vitsmunum og samvizku, og ber þeim að breyta bróðurlega hverjum við annan.
      All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.