leika

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse leika, from Proto-Germanic *laikaną, from Proto-Indo-European *leyg-.

Verb[edit]

leika

  1. to play (game, instrument, etc.)

Conjugation[edit]


Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

leika

  1. Romanization of 𐌻𐌴𐌹𐌺𐌰

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse leika, from Proto-Germanic *laikaną, from Proto-Indo-European *leyg-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

leika (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative lék, third-person plural past indicative léku, supine leikið)

  1. to play

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

leika (present tense leikar/leiker, past tense leika/leikte, past participle leika/leikt, passive infinitive leikast, present participle leikande, imperative leik)

  1. Alternative form of leike

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *laikaną.

Verb[edit]

leika (singular past indicative lék, plural past indicative léku, past participle leikinn)

  1. to play
Conjugation[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: leika
  • Faroese: leika
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: leike
  • Norwegian Bokmål: leke, leke
  • Old Swedish: lēka
  • Danish: lege

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

leika n (genitive leika, plural leiku)

  1. plaything, doll

leika f (genitive leiku, plural leikur)

  1. plaything, doll
  2. play-sister
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: leike f
  • Norwegian Bokmål: leke m or f, leike m or f

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

leika

  1. inflection of leikr:
    1. positive degree strong feminine accusative singular
    2. positive degree strong masculine accusative plural
    3. positive degree weak masculine oblique singular
    4. positive degree weak feminine nominative singular
    5. positive degree weak neuter singular

Noun[edit]

leika

  1. accusative/genitive plural of leikr

References[edit]

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