leiður

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse leiðr, from Proto-Germanic *laiþaz. Compare German leid, where "einer Sache leid sein" (to be tired of something), still has the same meaning like the Icelandic cognate.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

leiður (comparative leiðari, superlative leiðastur)

  1. (archaic or poetic) wearisome, annoying
  2. annoyed, vexed; especially with preposition á: fed up (with), tired (of)
    Ég er orðinn leiður á þessu.
    I have grown tired of this. / I’m fed up with this.
  3. sad

Inflection[edit]