skylda

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse skylda.

Noun[edit]

skylda f (genitive singular skyldu, plural skyldur)

  1. obligation
Declension[edit]
Declension of skylda
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative skylda skyldan skyldur skyldurnar
accusative skyldu skylduna skyldur skyldurnar
dative skyldu skylduni skyldum skyldunum
genitive skyldu skyldunnar skylda skyldanna

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Icelandic skulda.

Verb[edit]

skylda ‎(third person singular past indicative skyldaði, third person plural past indicative skyldað, supine skyldað)

  1. to owe
Conjugation[edit]

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse skylda.

Noun[edit]

skylda f ‎(genitive singular skyldu, nominative plural skyldur)

  1. an obligation, a duty
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse skylda.

Verb[edit]

skylda ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative skyldaði, supine skyldað)

  1. to obligate
Conjugation[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

skylda m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of skyld

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

skylda f

  1. definite singular of skyld

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

skylda f

  1. duty, obligation
  2. tax, due
Synonyms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

skylda

  1. obligate, bind
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • skylda in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press