læra

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From late Old Norse læra, lǽra, from Old Saxon lērian, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *laizijaną.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

læra f (genitive singular læru, plural lærur)

  1. teachings

DeclensionEdit

f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative læra læran lærur lærurnar
Accusative læru læruna lærur lærurnar
Dative læru læruni lærum lærunum
Genitive læru lærunnar læra læranna

Derived termsEdit

  • bendingarlæra (morphology)
  • heimstaðarlæra (local history)
  • ljóðlæra (phonetics)
  • mállæra (grammar)
  • orðalagslæra (syntax)
  • teldulæra (computer science)

VerbEdit

at læra (third person singular past indicative lærdi, supine lært)

  1. to learn
  2. to teach

ConjugationEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • (learn): læra seg

Related termsEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From late Old Norse læra, lǽra, from Old Saxon lērian, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *laizijaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

læra (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative lærði, supine lært)

  1. (intransitive) to learn, to study
    • Timothy 2:11-12 (English, Icelandic)
      Konan á að læra í kyrrþey, í allri undirgefni. Ekki leyfi ég konu að kenna eða taka sér vald yfir manninum, heldur á hún að vera kyrrlát.
      A woman should learn in quietness and full submission. I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; she must be silent.
  2. (transitive, governs the accusative) to study something, to learn something
    Ég er að læra strjála stærðfræði.
    I'm studying discrete mathematics.

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • læra utanbókar (learn by heart)
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