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ábyrgur (comparative ábyrgari, superlative ábyrgastur)

  1. (used with the genitive or the preposition fyrir when taking an object) responsible, answerable, (when used with the verb vera (to be) and fyrir when used with an object) to answer to
    Ökumaður bíls er ábyrgur fyrir öryggi farþeganna.
    The driver of a vehicle is responsible for the safety of the passengers.
    Þú ert ábyrgur gerða þinna.
    You are responsible for your actions.

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