setjast

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb setja (to put) + -st (a suffix which turns verbs into middle voice verbs). See also the appendix about the Icelandic middle voice verbs.

Verb[edit]

setjast

  1. to sit (down)
    Ég sest niður.
    I sit down.
  2. (of the sun or moon) to go down
    Sólin sest.
    The sun is going down.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Often used (in the meaning of "sitting down") with niður ("down").

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

setjast

  1. passive infinitive of setja and setje