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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *sōkijaną (to seek, to look for). Cognate with Old English sēċan, sēka, Old Frisian, Old Saxon sōkian, Old High German suohhan, Gothic 𐍃𐍉𐌺𐌾𐌰𐌽 (sōkjan). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *seh₂g- (to seek out).

VerbEdit

sœkja (singular past indicative sótti, plural past indicative sóttu, past participle sóttr)

  1. to seek, look for, search
  2. to strive

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: søge
  • Faroese: søkja
  • Icelandic: sækja
  • Norwegian Bokmål: søke
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: søkja, søka
  • Old Swedish: sø̄kia