viðskeyttur boðháttur

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From viðskeyttur ‎(something that is suffixed, something that is postfixed) and boðháttur ‎(the imperative mood).

Noun[edit]

viðskeyttur boðháttur m ‎(genitive singular viðskeytts boðháttar, nominative plural viðskeyttir boðhættir)

  1. (grammar) the imperative mood with the pronouns þú ‎(you, singular) or þið ‎(you, plural) suffixed to the stem of a verb, e.g.:
    far ‎(go!) + þið ‎(you, plural) + út ‎(out) → Far út! ("get out!", plural)
    keyr ‎(drive!) + þú ‎(you, singular) + mig út í búð ‎(me to the store) → Keyrðu mig út í búð. ("drive me to the store", singular)