þeir

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þeir.

Pronoun[edit]

þeir m

  1. (personal pronoun): nominative plural of the word hann meaning "he"; literally meaning "they"
  2. (demonstrative pronoun):, plural of

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þai(they, those), plural masculine of *sa(that). Cognate with Gothic 𐌸𐌰𐌹(þai).

Pronoun[edit]

þeir

  1. those (nominative plural masculine demonstrative pronoun)
  2. they (third-person nominative plural masculine personal pronoun)

Declension[edit]



Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian Bokmål: de
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: dei
  • Swedish: de