forseti

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse forseti (head of the thing).

Noun[edit]

forseti m (genitive singular forseta, plural forsetar)

  1. president of a republic
  2. chairman

Usage notes[edit]

  • forseti Íslands - the president of Iceland
  • fyrrverandi forsetin í USA - the former president of the USA

Declension[edit]

Declension of forseti
m1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative forseti forsetin forsetar forsetarnir
accusative forseta forsetan forsetar forsetarnar
dative forseta forsetanum forsetum forsetunum
genitive forseta forsetans forseta forsetanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse (literally meaning “one who presides”); compare Fositesland, name for Heligoland.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

forseti m (genitive singular forseta, nominative plural forsetar)

  1. president
    Núverandi forseti Íslands.
    The current president of Iceland.
    Fyrrverandi forseti Bandaríkjanna.
    The former president of the United States.

Declension[edit]