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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse séa, sjá, from Proto-Germanic *sehwaną.

Verb[edit]

  1. first-person singular past tense of síggja
    eg kom, og sigraði
    vēnī, vīdī, vīcī (Julius Caesar)
  2. third-person singular past tense of síggja

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse , a descendant from Proto-Germanic *sa, from Proto-Indo-European *só. Related to Old Norse sjá.

Pronoun[edit]

(feminine , neuter tað)

  1. (obsolete, demonstrative) that, that one, he (referring to something or someone which is about to be specified further or has just been mentioned)
Declension[edit]
Demonstrative pronoun - ávísingarfornavn
Singular (eintal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) tann ()† tann ()† tað
Accusative (hvønnfall) tann ta ()
Dative (hvørjumfall) (tann) / teirri
Genitive (hvørsfall) tess teirrar tess
Plural (fleirtal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) teir tær tey
Accusative (hvønnfall) teir ()†
Dative (hvørjumfall) teimum
Genitive (hvørsfall) teirra

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse (to sow), from Proto-Germanic *sēaną, from Proto-Indo-European *seh₁-.

Verb[edit]

(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative sáði, supine sáð)

  1. to sow

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse , a descendant from Proto-Germanic *sa, from Proto-Indo-European *só. Related to Old Norse sjá.

Pronoun[edit]

(feminine , neuter það)

  1. (demonstrative) that, that one, he (referring to something or someone which is about to be specified further or has just been mentioned)
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See sjá.

Verb[edit]

  1. [he/she/it] saw, first or third-person singular indicative past tense of sjá ‘to see’
  2. [I] saw, first or third-person singular indicative past tense of sjá ‘to see’

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

 m (genitive as substantive , genitive as verbal noun sáite, plural sáite)

  1. a thrust, stab
  2. Verbal noun of sáigh.

Declension[edit]

As substantive
As verbal noun

Synonyms[edit]

  • (as substantive): rop
  • (as verbal noun): ropadh

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
shá
after "an", tsá
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sa. Related to Old Norse sjá.

Pronoun[edit]

(feminine , neuter þat)

  1. this, that
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sēaną, from Proto-Indo-European *seh₁-. Compare Old English sāwan (English sow), Old Saxon sāian, Old High German sāen, sāwen (German säen), Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐌹𐌰𐌽 (saian).

Verb[edit]

  1. to sow
Descendants[edit]