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)