læra

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late Old Norse læra, lǽra, from Old Saxon lērian, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *laizijaną.

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Noun[edit]

læra f (genitive singular læru, plural lærur)

  1. teachings

Declension[edit]

f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative læra læran lærur lærurnar
Accusative læru læruna lærur lærurnar
Dative læru læruni lærum lærunum
Genitive læru lærunnar læra læranna

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Verb[edit]

at læra (third person singular past indicative lærdi, supine lært)

  1. to learn
  2. to teach

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late Old Norse læra, lǽra, from Old Saxon lērian, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *laizijaną.

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Verb[edit]

læra (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative lærði, supine lært)

  1. (intransitive) to learn, to study
    • Timothy 2:11-12 (English, Icelandic)
      Konan á að læra í kyrrþey, í allri undirgefni. Ekki leyfi ég konu að kenna eða taka sér vald yfir manninum, heldur á hún að vera kyrrlát.
      A woman should learn in quietness and full submission. I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; she must be silent.
  2. (transitive, governs the accusative) to study something, to learn something
    Ég er að læra strjála stærðfræði.
    I'm studying discrete mathematics.

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