hugsa

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hugsa.

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hugsa (third person singular past indicative hugsaði, third person plural past indicative hugsað, supine hugsað)

  1. to think, to consider
    • 1806-1807, Nólsoyar Páll, Fuglakvæðið yngra:
      Hugsaði hann um føðina, hvar hann skuldi hana fanga.
      He thought of the food, and where he should catch it.

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hugsa.

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Verb[edit]

hugsa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative hugsaði, supine hugsað)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, governs the accusative) to think
    Ég hugsa, þess vegna er ég.
    I think therefore I am.
    Hún þarf ráðrúm til að hugsa.
    She needs time to think.
    Ég þarf að hugsa þetta mál.
    I need to think this through.
    Hann hefur aldrei hugsað út í þetta.
    He's never considered it.
    hugsa einhverjum þegjandi þörfina.
    To plan to get even with somebody.
    Ég er hálfvegis að hugsa um það.
    I have more or less decided to do it.
  2. to believe, to guess
    Ég hugsa það.
    I guess so.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hugsa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /²hʉksɑ/, /²hʊksɑ/

Verb[edit]

hugsa (present tense hugsar, past tense hugsa, past participle hugsa, passive infinitive hugsast, present participle hugsande, imperative hugs)

  1. to remember
    Hugsar du kven dette er?
    Do you remember who this is?

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

hugsa (singular past indicative hugsaði, plural past indicative hugsuðu, past participle hugsaðr)

  1. to think, to consider
    • c. 1300s, Unknown, Völsunga saga:
      Sigurðr svarar: "Góðr vinr, heyr, hvat ek hugsa.…"
      Sigurd answers: "Good friend, hear what I am thinking of.…"
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Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: hugsa
  • Faroese: hugsa
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: hugsa
  • Old Swedish: huxa