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.

Noun[edit]

hjarta n (genitive hjarta, plural hjǫrtu)

  1. heart

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