horfa

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

horfa f

  1. look, aspect
  2. (in the plural) outlook
    Horfurnar eru góðar.
    The outlook is good.
    Horfurnar eru slæmar.
    The outlook is bad.

Verb[edit]

horfa (horfði, horft)

  1. (personal) to look, to watch
    Á hvað ertu að horfa?
    What are you watching?
  2. (personal) to face
    Veggurinn horfir í austur.
    The wall faces east.
  3. (impersonal)
    Það horfir til vandræða.
    It looks serious.

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Usage notes[edit]

  • In the sense of looking the preposition á ("on") is used.
    Ég horfði á sjónvarpið.
    I watched the television.