heima

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Faroese[edit]

Adverb[edit]

heima

  1. at home

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

heima (not comparable)

  1. home, at home
    Hæ pabbi, ertu heima? Ég gleymdi lyklunum mínum.
    Hey dad, are you at home? I forgot my keys.
    Hvar áttu heima?
    Where do you live?
    Hvar ertu? - Heima hjá mér.
    Where are you? - At home.

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

heima

  1. inflection of heimur:
    1. indefinite accusative plural
    2. indefinite genitive plural

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adverb[edit]

heima

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2005; superseded by heiman

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse heima.

Adverb[edit]

heima

  1. (dialectal) alternative form of heime (at home)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

heima (present tense heimar, past tense heima, past participle heima, passive infinitive heimast, present participle heimande, imperative heim)

  1. alternative form of heime

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Adverb[edit]

heima

  1. at home

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: heima
  • Faroese: heima
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: heime
  • Old Swedish: hemä/hemæ
  • Old Danish: hemæ, hemmæ

Noun[edit]

heima m

  1. genitive plural indefinite of heimr

References[edit]

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

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse heiman.

Adverb[edit]

heima

  1. from home
    jö fåor heima igar
    I left home yesterday
    ho fikk tvo kåo heima
    she got two cows from home