orsaka

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Faroese[edit]

Verb[edit]

orsaka (third person singular past indicative orsakaði, third person plural past indicative orsakað, supine orsakað)

  1. to excuse, apologize

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Conjugation of orsaka (group v-30)
infinitive orsaka
supine orsakað
participle (a6)1 orsakandi orsakaður
present past
first singular orsaki orsakaði
second singular orsakar orsakaði
third singular orsakar orsakaði
plural orsaka orsakaðu
imperative
singular orsaka!
plural orsakið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

Interjection[edit]

orsaka!

  1. excuse me!

Icelandic[edit]

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Verb[edit]

orsaka (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative orsakaði, supine orsakað)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to cause, to bring about
    Synonym: valda

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From or (out of) +‎ sak (matter, case).

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Verb[edit]

orsaka (present tense orsakar, past tense orsaka, past participle orsaka, passive infinitive orsakast, present participle orsakande, imperative orsaka/orsak)

  1. to apologise
    Han neitta å orsaka seg.
    He refused to apologise.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German orsaken, equivalent of orsak (a cause) +‎ -a. Cognate with Danish årsage, Norwegian Bokmål forårsake, Norwegian Nynorsk forårsake, forårsaka, Middle Dutch orsaken, older Dutch oorzaken and older German ursachen.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

orsaka (present orsakar, preterite orsakade, supine orsakat, imperative orsaka)

  1. to cause

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