FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse leika, from Proto-Germanic *laikaną, from Proto-Indo-European *leyg-.

VerbEdit

leika

  1. to play (game, instrument, etc.)

ConjugationEdit


GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

leika

  1. Romanization of 𐌻𐌴𐌹𐌺𐌰

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse leika, from Proto-Germanic *laikaną, from Proto-Indo-European *leyg-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

leika (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative lék, third-person plural past indicative léku, supine leikið)

  1. to play

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

leika (present tense leikar/leiker, past tense leika/leikte, past participle leika/leikt, passive infinitive leikast, present participle leikande, imperative leik)

  1. Alternative form of leike

Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *laikaną.

VerbEdit

leika (singular past indicative lék, plural past indicative léku, past participle leikinn)

  1. to play
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Icelandic: leika
  • Faroese: leika
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: leike
  • Norwegian Bokmål: leke, leke
  • Old Swedish: lēka
  • Danish: lege

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

leika n (genitive leika, plural leiku)

  1. plaything, doll

leika f (genitive leiku, plural leikur)

  1. plaything, doll
  2. play-sister
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: leike f
  • Norwegian Bokmål: leke m or f, leike m or f

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

leika

  1. inflection of leikr:
    1. positive degree strong feminine accusative singular
    2. positive degree strong masculine accusative plural
    3. positive degree weak masculine oblique singular
    4. positive degree weak feminine nominative singular
    5. positive degree weak neuter singular

NounEdit

leika

  1. accusative/genitive plural of leikr

ReferencesEdit

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