See also: skápa, skåpa, skąpa, and skąpą

Faroese edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse skapa (to create).

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

skapa

  1. (God) to create
  2. to create, make, manufacture

Conjugation edit

Conjugation of skapa (group v-29-30)
infinitive skapa
supine skapað
participle (a5
(a39)/a6)1
skapandi skaptur/
skapaður
present past
first singular skapi skapti/
skapaði
second singular skapar skapti/
skapaði
third singular skapar skapti/
skapaði
plural skapa skaptu/
skapaðu
imperative
singular skapa!
plural skapið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

Gothic edit

Romanization edit

skapa

  1. Romanization of 𐍃𐌺𐌰𐍀𐌰

Icelandic edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse skapa (to create).

Verb edit

skapa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative skapaði, supine skapað)

  1. to create
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Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

skapa

  1. indefinite genitive plural of skap

Noun edit

skapa

  1. indefinite genitive plural of sköp

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Noun edit

skapa n

  1. definite plural of skap

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse skapa. Akin to English shape.

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Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

skapa (present tense skapar or skaper, past tense skapa or skapte, past participle skapa or skapt, present participle skapande, imperative skap)

  1. to create
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Etymology 2 edit

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Noun edit

skapa n

  1. definite plural of skap

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Old Norse edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Germanic *skapjaną (to make, create, shape). Cognate with Old English scieppan, Old Frisian skeppa, Old Saxon skeppian, Old High German skaffan.

Verb edit

skapa (singular past indicative skóp, plural past indicative skópu, past participle skapaðr)

  1. to shape, make, create

Conjugation edit

Descendants edit

  • Icelandic: skapa
  • Faroese: skapa
  • Norwegian Bokmål: skape
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: skape, skapa
  • Old Swedish: skapa
  • Danish: skabe

References edit

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

Old Swedish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse skapa, from Proto-Germanic *skapjaną.

Verb edit

skapa

  1. to create, to produce

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Swedish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Swedish skapa, from Old Norse skapa (to create), from Proto-Germanic *skapjaną. Related to German schaffen and English shape.

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /skɑːpa/

Verb edit

skapa (present skapar, preterite skapade, supine skapat, imperative skapa)

  1. to create; to make, to manufacture; to put into existence, chiefly by a creative act

Usage notes edit

  • As an antiquated past participle, skapt is also used. See also förena

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