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FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse eiga, from Proto-Germanic *aigǭ, from the verb *aiganą.

NounEdit

eiga f (genitive singular eigu, plural eigur)

  1. possession, property
DeclensionEdit
Declension of eiga
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative eiga eigan eigur eigurnar
accusative eigu eiguna eigur eigurnar
dative eigu eiguni eigum eigunum
genitive eigu eigunnar eiga eiganna
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse eiga, from Proto-Germanic *aiganą.

VerbEdit

eiga (third person singular past indicative átti, third person plural past indicative áttu, supine átt)

  1. to have
  2. to own
  3. to beget, give birth to
ConjugationEdit

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse eiga, from Proto-Germanic *aiganą.

VerbEdit

eiga (preterite-present verb, third-person singular present indicative á, third-person singular past indicative átti, supine átt)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to have, to be closely related to
    Ég á skemmtilega konu.
    I have a funny wife.
  2. (transitive, governs the accusative) to possess, to own syn.
  3. to have to, should syn.
    Hann á að mæta í skólann, sama hvað foreldrar hans segja.
    He's supposed to show up for school, regardless of what his parents say.
  4. to be said to be by others
    The Matrix á að vera skemmtileg mynd.
    They say The Matrix is a good movie.
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse eiga, from Proto-Germanic *aigǭ, from the verb *aiganą.

NounEdit

eiga f (genitive singular eigu, nominative plural eigur)

  1. a possession
Usage notesEdit
  • Often used in plural; eigur (possessions).
DeclensionEdit

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

eiga

  1. Rōmaji transcription of えいが

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

eiga

  1. feminine singular of eigen

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse eiga.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

eiga (present tense eig, past tense eigde or åtte, past participle eigd or eigt or ått, present participle eigande, imperative eig)

  1. to own
    Er det du som eig denne klokka?
    Are you the one who owns this watch?

Etymology 3Edit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

eiga f

  1. definite feminine singular of eige

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *aiganą (to possess, have, own). Cognate with Old English āgan, Old Saxon ēgan, Old High German eigan, Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐌷𐌰𐌽 (aihan).

VerbEdit

eiga (singular past indicative átti, plural past indicative áttu, past participle áttr)

  1. to have, to own

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • eiga in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press