háseti

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EtymologyEdit

From há- (of an oarlock) +‎ seti (one who sits), from hár (róðrarþollur, keipur; an oarlock) and seti from the verb sitja (to sit), literally "one who sits at the oarlock"—"one who rows".[1]

Confer the Nynorsk håbsete and Old Swedish hasæti.[1]

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NounEdit

háseti m (genitive singular háseta, nominative plural hásetar)

  1. a deckhand, a sailor; a member of a deck crew

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ásgeir Blöndal MagnússonÍslensk orðsifjabók, 1st edition, 2nd printing (1989). Reykjavík, Orðabók Háskólans.