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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orsaka!

  1. excuse me!

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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 orsak/orsaka)

  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]

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Verb[edit]

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

  1. to cause

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