hjarta

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See also: hjärta

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]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /²jɑrtɑ/, /²jɑːrtɑ/, /²jɑːʈɑ/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hjarta, from Proto-Germanic *hertô, whence also English heart. Ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European root *ḱerd-.

Alternative forms[edit]

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.

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, Old Dutch herta, Old Frisian herte, Old English heorte, Old High German herza, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐍂𐍄𐍉 (hairtō). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr.

Noun[edit]

hjarta n (genitive hjarta, plural hjǫrtu)

  1. heart

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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