gestur

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gestr, from Proto-Norse ᚷᚨᛊᛏᛁᛉ (gastiƦ), from Proto-Germanic *gastiz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰóstis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gestur m (genitive singular gests, plural gestir)

  1. guest

Declension[edit]

m15 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gestur gesturin gestir gestirnir
Accusative gest gestin gestir gestirnar
Dative gesti gestinum gestum gestunum
Genitive gests gestsins gesta gestanna

Antonyms[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gestr, from Proto-Norse ᚷᚨᛊᛏᛁᛉ (gastiƦ), from Proto-Germanic *gastiz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰóstis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gestur m (genitive singular gests, nominative plural gestir)

  1. guest
    • Hávamál (English source, Icelandic sourve)
      Gefendur heilir!
      Gestur er inn kominn!
      hvar skal sitja sjá?
      Mjög er bráður
      sá er á bröndum skal
      síns um freista frama.
      Hail to the giver! | a guest has come;
      Where shall the stranger sit?
      Swift shall he be who, | with swords shall try
      The proof of his might to make.
  2. visitor

Declension[edit]

Antonyms[edit]