heilsa

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Faroese[edit]

Noun[edit]

heilsa f (genitive singular heilsu, plural heilsur)

  1. health
  2. greeting

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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

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to greet

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

heilsa f ‎(genitive singular heilsu, no plural)

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

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Verb[edit]

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

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

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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

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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