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]

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]

at heilsa (third person singular past indicative heilsaði, 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]

Noun[edit]

heilsa f

  1. health

Etymology[edit]

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

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: helse c, hilse
  • Faroese: heilsa f
  • Icelandic: heilsa f
  • Norwegian (bokmål): helse m, f
  • Norwegian (nynorsk): helse f
  • Swedish: hälsa c