See also: síður

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse siðr (a custom, a habit; conduct, morality, religion), from Proto-Germanic *siduz, from Proto-Indo-European *swe-dh-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

siður m (genitive singular siðar, plural siðir)

  1. tradition, custom

DeclensionEdit

m12 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative siður siðurin siðir siðirnir
Accusative sið siðin siðir siðirnar
Dative siði siðinum siðum siðunum
Genitive siðar siðarins siða siðanna

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Old Norse siðr (a custom, a habit; conduct, morality, religion), from Proto-Germanic *siduz, from Proto-Indo-European *swe-dh-. Cognate to Old English sidu (a custom; a manner; a rite; purity), Old High German situ (a custom, a habit) (whence the German Sitte), Faroese siður (a tradition, a custom), Swedish sed, Gothic 𐍃𐌹𐌳𐌿𐍃 (sidus), Ancient Greek ἦθος (êthos), from a Proto-Indo-European stem *swe-dh-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

siður m (genitive singular siðar, nominative plural siðir)

  1. a custom, a habit
  2. religion

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • The genitive form siðs is used in set phrases, siðar should otherwise be used.
  • The ancient plural accusative form siðu (customs) is sometimes used.

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