signa

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See also: Signa, signá, and signà

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin signa, nominative plural of signum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

signa

  1. plural of signum

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

signa

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of signar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of signar

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse signa.

Verb[edit]

signa (third person singular past indicative signaði, third person plural past indicative signaðu, supine signað)

  1. to drop, sink, collapse, stagger, slump
    signa niður
    drop (down)
  2. to be unsafe or shaky
    Hann kendi, hvussu tað signaði undir fótinum.
    He felt that the ground was unsafe/shaky.
  3. to be bogged down
    Bilurin signaði niður.
    The car was bogged down.
Conjugation[edit]
Conjugation of signa (group v-30)
infinitive signa
supine signað
participle (a6)1 signandi signaður
present past
first singular signi signaði
second singular signar signaði
third singular signar signaði
plural signa signaðu
imperative
singular signa!
plural signið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse signa, from Latin signō.

Verb[edit]

signa (third person singular past indicative signaði, third person plural past indicative signaðu, supine signað)

  1. to bless
    signa seg
    to cross oneself
Conjugation[edit]
Conjugation of signa (group v-30)
infinitive signa
supine signað
participle (a6)1 signandi signaður
present past
first singular signi signaði
second singular signar signaði
third singular signar signaði
plural signa signaðu
imperative
singular signa!
plural signið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

signa

  1. third-person singular past historic of signer

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

signa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative signdi, supine signt)

  1. used in set phrases

Derived terms[edit]

  • signa sig (to cross oneself, to make the sign of the cross)

See also[edit]


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

signā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of signō

Noun[edit]

signa

  1. nominative plural of signum
  2. accusative plural of signum
  3. vocative plural of signum

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

signa

  1. indefinite plural of signum

Verb[edit]

signa

  1. past tense of signe
  2. past participle of signe

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • signe (e- and split infinitives)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse signa, from Latin sīgnō. Doublet of signere.

Verb[edit]

signa (present tense signar, past tense signa, past participle signa, passive infinitive signast, present participle signande, imperative sign)

  1. (transitive) to bless
  2. (transitive, Christianity) to make the sign of the cross upon

References[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from siginn, past participle of the verb síga.

Verb[edit]

signa

  1. (intransitive) to sink, slide down
Conjugation[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Faroese: signa
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: segne

Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately from Latin sīgnō.[1]

Verb[edit]

signa

  1. (transitive) to bless
  2. (transitive, Christianity) to sign with the sign of the cross
  3. (transitive, Paganism) to mark with the sign og Thor's hammer
  4. (transitive, Paganism) to dedicate to a god
Conjugation[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cf. with information on Norwegian descendants “signa” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • signa (1) in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • signa (2) in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

signa

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of signar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of signar.