sjón

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See also: sjon, sjön, and -sjon

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sjón, from Proto-Germanic *siuniz, whence also sýn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sjón f (genitive singular sjónar, plural sjónir)

  1. vision, sight
  2. view

Declension[edit]

Declension of sjón
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative sjón sjónin sjónir sjónirnar
accusative sjón sjónina sjónir sjónirnar
dative sjón sjónini sjónum sjónunum
genitive sjónar sjónarinnar sjóna sjónanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sjón, from Proto-Germanic *siuniz, whence also sýn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sjón f (genitive singular sjónar, nominative plural sjónir)

  1. a vision, sight, eyesight
  2. a glimpse, sight, seeing
  3. a spectacle, scene, sight

Declension[edit]

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Old Norse[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *siuniz.

Noun[edit]

sjón f

  1. sight, eyesight
  2. look

Declension[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • sjón in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.