læra

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late Old Norse læra, lǽra, from Old Saxon lērian, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *laizijaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

læra f (genitive singular læru, plural lærur)

  1. teachings

Declension[edit]

Declension of læra
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative læra læran lærur lærurnar
accusative læru læruna lærur lærurnar
dative læru læruni lærum lærunum
genitive læru lærunnar læra læranna

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Verb[edit]

læra (third person singular past indicative lærdi, third person plural past indicative lært, supine lært)

  1. to learn
  2. to teach

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of læra (group v-1)
infinitive læra
supine lært
participle (a7)1 lærandi lærdur
present past
first singular læri lærdi
second singular lærir lærdi
third singular lærir lærdi
plural læra lærdu
imperative
singular lær!
plural lærið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late Old Norse læra, lǽra, from Old Saxon lērian, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *laizijaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

læra (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative lærði, supine lært)

  1. (intransitive) to learn, to study
    • Timothy 2:11-12 (English, Icelandic)
      Konan á að læra í kyrrþey, í allri undirgefni. Ekki leyfi ég konu að kenna eða taka sér vald yfir manninum, heldur á hún að vera kyrrlát.
      A woman should learn in quietness and full submission. I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; she must be silent.
  2. (transitive, governs the accusative) to study something, to learn something
    Ég er að læra strjála stærðfræði.
    I'm studying discrete mathematics.

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Noun[edit]

læra

  1. indefinite genitive plural of læri

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

læra m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of lære

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse læra. Akin to English learn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

læra (present tense lærer, past tense lærte, past participle lært, passive infinitive lærast, present participle lærande, imperative lær)

  1. to learn
  2. to teach

Noun[edit]

læra f (definite singular læra, indefinite plural lærer or læror, definite plural lærene or lærone)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by lære
  2. definite singular of lære

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