segjast

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the verb segja (to say) + -st (a suffix which turns verbs into middle voice verbs). See also the appendix about the Icelandic middle voice verbs.

VerbEdit

segjast (sagðist - sögðust - sagst)

  1. to say

Usage notesEdit

  • The verb segjast is mostly used in indirect speech when talking about oneself.
    Hann segist vera duglegur. = Hann segir að hann sé duglegur.
    He says he's hard-working.
Last modified on 24 September 2013, at 01:24