gifta

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See also: ģifta and ģiftā

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gifta (third person singular past indicative gifti, third person plural past indicative gift, supine gift)

  1. to marry

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of gifta (group v-9st)
infinitive gifta
supine gift
participle (a5)1 giftandi giftur
present past
first singular gifti gifti
second singular giftir gifti
third singular giftir gifti
plural gifta giftu
imperative
singular gift!
plural giftið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gifta (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative gifti, supine gift)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to give away in marriage
  2. (reflexive) to marry

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Noun[edit]

gifta f (genitive singular giftu, no plural)

  1. luck, fortune

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

gifta m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of gift

Verb[edit]

gifta

  1. inflection of gifte:
    1. simple past
    2. past participle

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

gifta f

  1. definite singular of gift

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See ġift.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ġifta f pl

  1. wedding
  2. marriage

Usage notes[edit]

Gifta is the normal word for "marriage" in the Late West Saxon of Ælfric. In the Early West Saxon of King Alfred, ġesinsċipe is preferred.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to gift (a gift) and ge (to give).

Adjective[edit]

gifta

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of gift.

Verb[edit]

gifta (present gifter, preterite gifte, supine gift, imperative gift)

  1. (reflexive, intransitive) to marry (followed by med)
    Han gifte sig med henne.
    He married her.
  2. (reflexive, reciprocal) to get married
    De har äntligen gift sig.
    They've finally got married.

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