sjón

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sjón f (genitive singular sjónar, plural sjónir)

  1. vision, sight
  2. view

DeclensionEdit

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

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sjón f (genitive singular sjónar, nominative plural sjónir)

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

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • missa sjónar á (to loose sight of something)
  • sjón er sögu ríkari
  • missa sjónina (to go blind, lose one's sight)
  • þekkja í sjón (to know somebody by sight, to know somebody in sight)
  • vera ekki sjón að sjá ((of somebody) to look appalling)
  • leiða fyrir sjónir (to convince somebody of something)
  • að koma undarlega fyrir sjónir (to seem strange to somebody)
Last modified on 24 September 2013, at 05:21