viðskeyttur boðháttur

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From viðskeyttur (something that is suffixed, something that is postfixed) and boðháttur (the imperative mood).

Noun[edit]

viðskeyttur boðháttur m (genitive singular viðskeytts boðháttar, nominative plural viðskeyttir boðhættir)

  1. (grammar) the imperative mood with the pronouns þú (you, singular) or þið (you, plural) suffixed to the stem of a verb, e.g.:
    far (go!) + þið + út (out) → Far út! ("get out!", plural)
    keyr (drive!) + þú (you, singular) + mig út í búð (me to the store) → Keyrðu mig út í búð. ("drive me to the store", singular)