See also: Heiti and hēitǐ

EnglishEdit

 
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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; a poetic epithet.

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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

heiti n (genitive singular heitis, nominative plural heiti)

  1. a name
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VerbEdit

heiti

  1. first-person singular present indicative of heita

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

heiti

  1. indefinite dative singular of heit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

heiti

  1. masculine singular nominative weak positive degree of heitur

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Norse heiti.

NounEdit

heiti n (definite singular heitiet, indefinite plural heiti, definite plural heitia or heitiene)

  1. (Norse poetry) a heiti

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Norse heiti. Doublet of heite.

NounEdit

heiti n (definite singular heitiet, indefinite plural heiti, definite plural heitia)

  1. (Norse poetry) a heiti

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Old NorseEdit

NounEdit

heiti n (genitive heitis)

  1. name, denomination

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Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: heiti n
  • Faroese: heiti n
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: heite n
  • English: heiti
  • Norwegian Bokmål: heiti
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: heiti

ReferencesEdit

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