sœkja

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sōkijaną ‎(to seek, to look for). Cognate with Old English sēċan, Old Frisian sēka, Old Saxon sōkian, Old High German suohhan, Gothic 𐍃𐍉𐌺𐌾𐌰𐌽 ‎(sōkjan). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *seh₂g- ‎(to seek out).

Verb[edit]

sœkja ‎(singular past indicative sótti, plural past indicative sóttu, past participle sóttr)

  1. to seek, look for, search
  2. to strive

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