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From Old Norse gera and gerva.



gjera (present tense gjer, past tense gjorde, past participle gjort, passive infinitive gjerast, present participle gjerande, imperative gjer)

  1. do
    Eg skal gjera det.
    I shall do it.




From Old Norse gera and gerva, from Proto-Germanic *garwijaną.



gjera (present gjer, plural gjera, preterite gjol, supine gjodht, imperative gjer, plural gjerän)

  1. (transitive) to do
    Rå du gjera hä?
    Are you able to do it?
    Tråmä ji hä gjer
    I will certainly not do that.
    Hä var göli gjodht
    It was badly done.
    Ji gjol ill mäg vä knivom
    I hurt myself (cut myself) on the knife.
    hä var just lögom åt däg, du hadd int gjera der
    That was just what you deserved; you had no business there.
  2. (transitive) to make
    Gjer ’óm en sylmån länger!
    Make it a little longer!
  3. (imperative, negated, with infinitive) need
    do djer ånt koma höyt
    you need not come here
    djera di äint fara
    they need not go
    di djåoḷ äint ânne heva vâtne uti gröytn
    they only needed to pour water into the pot

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