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FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From late Old Norse reisa, from Middle Low German reise.

NounEdit

reisa f (genitive singular reisu, plural reisur)

  1. journey
  2. time, times
DeclensionEdit
Declension of reisa
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative reisa reisan reisur reisurnar
accusative reisu reisuna reisur reisurnar
dative reisu reisuni reisum reisunum
genitive reisu reisunnar reisa reisanna
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Etymology 2Edit

A merger of ríse, from Old Norse rísa (rise) and Old Norse reisa (raise). In the sense "go, travel" from Middle Low German reisen.

VerbEdit

reisa (third person singular past indicative reisti, third person plural past indicative reist, supine reist)

  1. to raise, to lever, to lift
  2. to build
  3. to begin
  4. (colloquial) to travel
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IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

reisa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative reisti, supine reist)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to raise, to lift
  2. (transitive, with accusative) to erect, to build

ConjugationEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

reisa m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of reise

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

reisa f

  1. definite singular of reise

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

reisa (present tense reiser, past tense reiste, past participle reist, passive infinitive reisast, present participle reisande, imperative reis)

  1. Alternative form of reise

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Proto-Germanic *raisijaną, *raizijaną (to raise). See raise for more.

VerbEdit

reisa

  1. to raise