See also: thad, Thad, tað, yad, yâd, and y'ad

Icelandic

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Old Norse þat (it, that), from Proto-Germanic *þat, from Proto-Indo-European *tód (neuter of *só). Cognates include Swedish det, Faroese tað and English that.

Pronunciation

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Pronoun

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það n

  1. it (both nominative and accusative)
    Það gerðist fyrir nokkrum árum.It happened several years ago.
  2. it, there (impersonal subject)
    Það er lítið rautt hús á horninu.There is a little red house on the corner.
  3. neuter singular of (that)
    Hann vildi ekki borða það.He didn't want to eat that.

Declension

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Derived terms

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Adverb

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það

  1. that, so
    Ég vissi ekki að hann væri það veikur.I didn't know he was that ill.

Synonyms

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