sikta

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈsikːta/

Noun[edit]

sikta

  1. sight, line of sight

Inflection[edit]

Even a-stem, kt-vtt gradation
Nominative sikta
Genitive sivtta
Singular Plural
Nominative sikta sivttat
Accusative sivtta sivttaid
Genitive sivtta sivttaid
Illative siktii sivttaide
Locative sivttas sivttain
Comitative sivttain sivttaiguin
Essive siktan
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person siktan siktame siktamet
2nd person siktat siktade siktadet
3rd person siktas siktaska siktaset

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

sikta m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of sikt (Etymology 2)

sikta n

  1. definite plural of sikte

Verb[edit]

sikta

  1. inflection of sikte:
    1. simple past
    2. past participle

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (of sikt) sikten (Etymology 1)

Noun[edit]

sikta m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of sikt (Etymology 1)

sikta f

  1. definite singular of sikt (Etymology 2)

sikta n

  1. definite plural of sikte

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sikt +‎ -a, relating to se (to see)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

sikta (present siktar, preterite siktade, supine siktat, imperative sikta)

  1. to sight, to see, to make a sighting
    kungsörn har siktats
    golden eagle has been sighted
  2. to aim
    han siktade på mig
    he aimed for me
  3. to home (in on)
    mannen siktade in sig på en mysig hemmakväll
    the man homed in on a cozy evening at home

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