þeirra

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Genitive of the Old Norse plural personal þeir (they).

Pronoun[edit]

þeirra (personal pronoun)

  1. their, of them (referring to men), the genitive plural form of hann meaning "he"
  2. their, of them (referring to women), the genitive plural form of hún meaning "she"
  3. their, of them (referring to men and women, or children), the genitive plural form of það meaning "it"

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þaizǫ̂, genitive plural of *sa (that). Cognate with Old English þāra, Old Saxon thero, Gothic 𐌸𐌹𐌶𐌴 (þizē).

Pronoun[edit]

þeirra

  1. genitive plural of

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Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: þeirra
  • Faroese: teirra
  • Old Swedish: þēra
  • Middle English: þeir