FaroeseEdit

AdverbEdit

heima

  1. at home

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Cognate with Swedish hemma (at home).

AdverbEdit

heima (not comparable)

  1. home, at home
    Hæ pabbi, ertu heima? Ég gleymdi lyklunum mínum.
    Hey dad, are you at home? I forgot my keys.
    Hvar áttu heima?
    Where do you live?
    Hvar ertu? - Heima hjá mér.
    Where are you? - At home.
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

heima

  1. inflection of heimur:
    1. indefinite accusative plural
    2. indefinite genitive plural

Norwegian BokmålEdit

AdverbEdit

heima

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2005; superseded by heiman

Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse heima.

AdverbEdit

heima

  1. (pre-1901 or dialectal) alternative form of heime

Etymology 2Edit

Calque of English home.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

heima (present tense heimar, past tense heima, past participle heima, passive infinitive heimast, present participle heimande, imperative heima/heim)

  1. (military, transitive) to home
Related termsEdit

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Old High German heime (at home). (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

AdverbEdit

heima

  1. at home

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: heima
  • Faroese: heima
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: heime
  • Old Swedish: hemä/hemæ
  • Old Danish: hemæ, hemmæ

NounEdit

heima m

  1. genitive plural indefinite of heimr

ReferencesEdit

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

WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse heiman.

AdverbEdit

heima

  1. from home
    jö fåor heima igar
    I left home yesterday
    ho fikk tvo kåo heima
    she got two cows from home