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FaroeseEdit

NounEdit

heilsa f (genitive singular heilsu, plural heilsur)

  1. health
  2. greeting

DeclensionEdit

Declension of heilsa
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative heilsa heilsan heilsur heilsurnar
accusative heilsu heilsuna heilsur heilsurnar
dative heilsu heilsuni heilsum heilsunum
genitive heilsu heilsunnar heilsa heilsanna

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

heilsa (third person singular past indicative heilsaði, third person plural past indicative heilsað, supine heilsað)

  1. to greet

ConjugationEdit


IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

heilsa f (genitive singular heilsu, no plural)

  1. health
    Hvernig er heilsan?
    How is the health?

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

heilsa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative heilsaði, supine heilsað)

  1. to greet
    Heilsaðu ömmu þinni.
    Greet your grandmother.

ConjugationEdit

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hailaz (whole, hale), from Proto-Indo-European *kóh₂ilus. Cognate with Old High German heilida.

NounEdit

heilsa f

  1. health

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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