sakna

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Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sak‧na

Verb[edit]

sakna

  1. to broach; to begin discussion about something
  2. to challenge

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sakna.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sakna (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative saknaði, supine saknað)

  1. (transitive, with genitive) to miss, to long for
  2. (transitive, with genitive) to miss, to lack, to be without

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sakna.

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Verb[edit]

sakna (present tense saknar, past tense sakna, past participle sakna, passive infinitive saknast, present participle saknande, imperative sakn/sakna)

  1. to miss, lack
    Denne soga saknar like.
    This story lacks a parallel.
  2. to be missing
    Tre turistar er sakna i fjellet.
    Three tourists have gone missing in the mountains.
  3. to miss, have a longing for something
    Eg saknar familien min.
    I miss my family.

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From saka (to blame, scathe). Compare Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐌺𐌰𐌽 (sakan, to dispute, quarrel).

Verb[edit]

sakna (singular past indicative saknaða, plural past indicative sǫknuðu, past participle saknaðr)

  1. (transitive, with genitive) to miss, feel the loss of
    þá saknar hann hringsins
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

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References[edit]

  • sakna in An Icelandic-English Dictionary, R. Cleasby and G. Vigfússon, Clarendon Press, 1874, at Internet Archive.
  • sakna in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish sakna, from Old Norse sakna (miss).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sakna (present saknar, preterite saknade, supine saknat, imperative sakna)

  1. to miss, to lack, to want, to be without
    Jag saknar dig.
    I miss you.
    Cykeln saknar ett hjul.
    The bicycle lacks a wheel.

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