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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hjarta, from Proto-Germanic *hertô, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr (heart).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hjarta n (genitive singular hjarta, plural hjørtu or hjørtur)

  1. heart (muscle)
  2. heart (seat of emotion)

DeclensionEdit

n2 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hjarta hjartað hjørtu(r) hjørtuni
Accusative hjarta hjartað hjørtu(r) hjørtuni
Dative hjarta hjartanum hjørtum hjørtunum
Genitive hjarta hjartans hjartna hjartnanna

Derived termsEdit

  • hjarta mítt - my love (address)

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hjarta, from Proto-Germanic *hertô, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr (heart).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hjarta n (genitive singular hjarta, nominative plural hjörtu)

  1. heart (muscle)
  2. heart (seat of emotion)

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • (seat of emotion): brjóst (literally "breast")

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hjarta, from Proto-Germanic *hertô. Akin to English heart.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈjɑrtɑ/, /ˈjɑːrtɑ/

NounEdit

hjarta n (definite singular hjarta, indefinite plural hjarto, definite plural hjarto)

  1. heart (muscle)
    Hjarta er ein muskel.
    The heart is a muscle.
  2. heart (seat of emotion)
    Hjarta mitt vil det annleis.
    My heart wants it different.
  3. plural definite of hjarte

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse hjartaðr.

Alternative formsEdit

  • hjerta (bracket form; also Norwegian Bokmål)

AdjectiveEdit

hjarta (singular and plural hjarta, comparative meir hjarta, superlative mest hjarta)

  1. brave
  2. hearted (describing a person's mind; used to create other adjectives)
    Han var ein hardhjarta person.
    He was a hardhearted person.
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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hertô, whence also Old Saxon herta (German Low German Hart), Old Dutch herta, Old Frisian herte, Old English heorte (English heart), Old High German herza (German Herz), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐍂𐍄𐍉 (hairtō). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr.

NounEdit

hjarta n (genitive hjarta, plural hjǫrtu)

  1. heart

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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