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
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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).

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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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  • sigra ‎(to win)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Adjective[edit]

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

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

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