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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse rannsaka.

VerbEdit

rannsaka (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative rannsakaði, supine rannsakað)

  1. to investigate
  2. to research, to study

ConjugationEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

rann (house) +‎ saka (damage)

VerbEdit

rannsaka (singular past indicative rannsakaði, plural past indicative rannsǫkuðu, past participle rannsakaður)

  1. to investigate
  2. to ransack

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish ransaka (house-search), from rann, corresponding to Icelandic rann (house), related to granne (neigbor), and a verb saka, derived from söka (to search); from Old Norse rannsaka.

VerbEdit

rannsaka (present rannsakar, preterite rannsakade, supine rannsakat, imperative rannsaka)

  1. to ransack, to investigate, to interrogate, to question

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