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See also: Heiti and hēitǐ

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NounEdit

heiti (plural heitis or heiti)

  1. A synonym used in Old Norse poetry in place of the normal word for something.

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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

heiti n (genitive singular heitis, plural heiti or heitir)

  1. (kvæði) forename, Christian name
  2. (linguistics, neologism) term
  3. degree
  4. heading, title
  5. (kvæði) threat
  6. (literature) seldom periphrasis

DeclensionEdit

n24 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative heiti heitið heiti(r) heitini
Accusative heiti heitið heiti(r) heitini
Dative heiti heit(i)num heitum heitunum
Genitive heitis heitisins heita heitanna

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse heiti, from heita (to be named).

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NounEdit

heiti n (genitive singular heitis, nominative plural heiti)

  1. a name syn.

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