miðja

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See also: midja

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse miðja, Proto-Germanic *midjǭ (centre), *midją.

Noun[edit]

miðja f (genitive singular miðju, plural miðjur)

  1. center, middle
  2. (anatomy) waist, waistline

Declension[edit]

Declension of miðja
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative miðja miðjan miðjur miðjurnar
accusative miðju miðjuna miðjur miðjurnar
dative miðju miðjuni miðjum miðjunum
genitive miðju miðjunnar miðja miðjanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse miðja, Proto-Germanic *midjǭ (centre), *midją.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

miðja f (genitive singular miðju, nominative plural miðjur)

  1. middle, center

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

miðja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative miðjaði, supine miðjað)

  1. to center

Conjugation[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *midjǭ (centre), *midją, whence also German Mitte.

Noun[edit]

miðja f (genitive miðju, plural miðjur)

  1. centre, middle
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: miðja
  • Faroese: miðja
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: midje
  • Norwegian Bokmål: midje
  • Swedish: midja
  • Danish: midje

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

miðja

  1. indefinite genitive plural of mið

Adjective[edit]

miðja

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