hjarta

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hjarta, from Proto-Germanic *hertô, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr (heart).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hjarta n (genitive singular hjarta, plural hjørtu or hjørtur)

  1. heart (muscle)
  2. heart (seat of emotion)

Declension[edit]

n2 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hjarta hjartað hjørtu(r) hjørtuni
Accusative hjarta hjartað hjørtu(r) hjørtuni
Dative hjarta hjartanum hjørtum hjørtunum
Genitive hjarta hjartans hjartna hjartnanna

Derived terms[edit]

  • hjarta mítt - my love (address)

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hjarta, from Proto-Germanic *hertô, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr (heart).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hjarta n (genitive singular hjarta, nominative plural hjörtu)

  1. heart (muscle)
  2. heart (seat of emotion)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (seat of emotion): brjóst (literally "breast")

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hjarta, from Proto-Germanic *hertô.

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Noun[edit]

hjarta n (definite singular hjarta; indefinite plural hjarto; definite plural hjarto)

  1. heart (muscle)
    Hjarta er ein muskel.
    The heart is a muscle.
  2. heart (seat of emotion)
    Hjarta mitt vil det annleis.
    My heart wants it different.
  3. plural definite of hjarte
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hjartaðr.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • hjerta (bracket form; also Norwegian Bokmål)

Adjective[edit]

hjarta (singular and plural hjarta, comparative meir hjarta, superlative mest hjarta)

  1. brave
  2. hearted (describing a person's mind; used to create other adjectives)
    Han var ein hardhjarta person.
    He was a hardhearted person.
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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hertô, whence also Old Saxon herta (German Low German Hart), Old Dutch herta, Old Frisian herte, Old English heorte (English heart), Old High German herza (German Herz), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐍂𐍄𐍉 (hairtō). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr.

Adjective[edit]

hjarta n (genitive hjarta, plural hjǫrtu)

  1. heart

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