FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse njóta, from Proto-Germanic *neutaną.

VerbEdit

njóta (third person singular past indicative neyt, third person plural past indicative nutu, supine notið)

  1. to enjoy

ConjugationEdit

Conjugation of njóta (group v-39)
infinitive njóta
supine notið
participle (a27)1 njótandi notin
present past
first singular njóti neyt
second singular nýtur neytst
third singular nýtur neyt
plural njóta nutu
imperative
singular njót!
plural njótið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse njóta, from Proto-Germanic *neutaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

njóta (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative naut, third-person plural past indicative nutu, supine notið)

  1. to enjoy, to relish
  2. to benefit from

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *neutaną.

VerbEdit

njóta (singular past indicative naut, plural past indicative nutu, past participle notinn)

  1. (transitive, with genitive) to enjoy; to have the use or benefit of
    skal hann njóta draums síns
    he shall have his dream out
  2. (transitive, with genitive) to derive benefit from, profit by
    Egils nauztu at því, fǫður þíns
    you had your father Egill to thank for that
  3. (impersonal, with genitive)
    ekki nýtr sólar
    there is no sun
  4. (reciprocal) to enjoy each other

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: njóta
  • Faroese: njóta
  • Westrobothnian: njuut, niwt
  • Old Swedish: niūta
  • Old Danish: *niute

ReferencesEdit

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