sorg

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch zorg (noun) and zorgen (verb).

Noun[edit]

sorg (plural sorge)

  1. care; worry

Verb[edit]

sorg (present sorg, present participle sorgende, past participle gesorg)

  1. to care; to care for

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Danish sorg, sorrig, from Old Norse sorg, from Proto-Germanic *surgō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swergʰ- (watch over, worry; be ill, suffer).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɔrɡ/, [sɒˀw]

Noun[edit]

sorg c (singular definite sorgen, plural indefinite sorger)

  1. sorrow, grief

Inflection[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sorg, from Proto-Germanic *surgō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swergʰ- (watch over, worry; be ill, suffer).

Noun[edit]

sorg f (genitive singular sorgar, plural sorgir)

  1. sorrow, grief

Declension[edit]

f2 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sorg sorgin sorgir sorgirnar
Accusative sorg sorgina sorgir sorgirnar
Dative sorg sorgini sorgum sorgunum
Genitive sorgar sorgarinnar sorga sorganna

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

sorg

  1. imperative singular form of sorgen (‘to worry’, ‘to care’)

Usage notes[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sorg, from Proto-Germanic *surgō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swergʰ- (watch over, worry; be ill, suffer).

Noun[edit]

sorg f (genitive singular sorgar, nominative plural sorgir)

  1. sorrow, grief
  2. mourning

Declension[edit]

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sorg, from Proto-Germanic *surgō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swergʰ- (watch over, worry; be ill, suffer).

Noun[edit]

sorg

  1. sorrow, grief, sadness

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variant of sorh.

Noun[edit]

sorg f (nominative plural sorga or sorge)

  1. sorrow

Declension[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *surgō, from Proto-Indo-European *surgh- (worry, care, be sick), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swergʰ- (watch over, worry; be ill, suffer). Compare Old English sorh, sorg, Old Frisian sorge, Old Saxon sorga, Old High German sworga, sorga, Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌲𐌰 (saurga).

Noun[edit]

sorg f

  1. sorrow, grief

Descendants[edit]


Romanian[edit]

sorg

Etymology[edit]

From French sorgho, Italian sorgo.

Noun[edit]

sorg m

  1. sorghum (cereal)



Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sorg, from Proto-Germanic *surgō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swergʰ- (watch over, worry; be ill, suffer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sorg c

  1. sorrow, grief

Declension[edit]

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