sigur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse sigr (victory) (cognate with Old English siġe, from Proto-Germanic *segaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ségʰos ~ ségʰes- (control, power).

Noun[edit]

sigur m (genitive singular sigurs, plural sigrar)

  1. victory
    • HB vann tryggan sigur á
      HB Tórshavn won a safe victory on KÍ Klaksvík
Declension[edit]
m19 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sigur sigurin sigrar sigrarnir
Accusative sigur sigurin sigrar sigrarnar
Dative sigri sigrinum sigrum sigrunum
Genitive sigurs sigursins sigra sigranna

Etymology 2[edit]

Second and third person present form of siga (‘to say’).

Verb[edit]

sigur

  1. you say
  2. he, she, it, says
Conjugation[edit]
Conjugation of siga (group v-70)
infinitive siga
supine sagt
participle (a8)1 sigandi sagdur
present past
first singular sigi segði
second singular sigur segði
third singular sigur segði
plural siga søgdu
imperative
singular sig!
plural sigið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sigr (victory) (whence also Danish sejr, Swedish seger), from Proto-Germanic *segaz. Cognate with Old English siġe and German Sieg (victory).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sigur m (genitive singular sigurs, nominative plural sigrar)

  1. victory
    Við unnum mikinn sigur.
    We won a great victory.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Greek σίγουρος (sígouros), from Venetian seguro, siguro, from Latin secūrus.

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Adjective[edit]

sigur m or n (feminine singular sigură, masculine plural siguri, feminine and neuter plural sigure)

  1. sure, confident, certain
  2. safe, secure

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  • Bulgarian: сигурен (siguren)