heilsa

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse heilsa.

Noun[edit]

heilsa f (genitive singular heilsu, plural heilsur)

  1. health
  2. greeting

Declension[edit]

Declension of heilsa
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative heilsa heilsan heilsur heilsurnar
accusative heilsu heilsuna heilsur heilsurnar
dative heilsu heilsuni heilsum heilsunum
genitive heilsu heilsunnar heilsa heilsanna

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

heilsa (third person singular past indicative heilsaði, third person plural past indicative heilsað, supine heilsað)

  1. to greet

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of heilsa (group v-30)
infinitive heilsa
supine heilsað
participle (a6)1 heilsandi heilsaður
present past
first singular heilsi heilsaði
second singular heilsar heilsaði
third singular heilsar heilsaði
plural heilsa heilsaðu
imperative
singular heilsa!
plural heilsið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse heilsa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

heilsa f (genitive singular heilsu, no plural)

  1. health
    Hvernig er heilsan?
    How is the health?

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

heilsa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative heilsaði, supine heilsað)

  1. to greet
    Heilsaðu ömmu þinni.
    Greet your grandmother.

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hailaz (whole, hale), from Proto-Indo-European *kóh₂ilus. Cognate with Old High German heilida.

Noun[edit]

heilsa f

  1. health

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

heilsa

  1. to greet

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • heilsa”, in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press