FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skrifa, from Proto-Germanic *skrībaną, a late borrowing from Latin scrībō (write), from Proto-Italic *skreiβō, from Proto-Indo-European *skreybʰ-. Compare Icelandic skrifa, Danish skrive, Swedish skriva, West Frisian skriuwe, English shrive, Low German schrieven, Dutch schrijven, German schreiben.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

skriva (third person singular past indicative skrivaði, third person plural past indicative skrivaðu, supine skrivað)

  1. to write

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skrifa, from Proto-Germanic *skrībaną, a late borrowing from Latin scrībō (write). Compare Danish skrive, Swedish skriva, Icelandic skrifa, West Frisian skriuwe, English shrive, Low German schrieven, Dutch schrijven, German schreiben.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

skriva (present tense skriv, past tense skreiv, supine skrive, past participle skriven, present participle skrivande, imperative skriv)

  1. to write
    Eg skal skriva ei bok.I will write a book.

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NounEdit

skriva n

  1. definite plural of skriv

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Old FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *skrībaną, a late borrowing from Latin scrībō (write).

VerbEdit

skrīva

  1. to write

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • North Frisian:
    Föhr-Amrum: skriiw
    Mooring: schriwe
    Sylt: skriiv
    Wiedingharde: skriwwe
  • Saterland Frisian: skrieuwe
  • West Frisian: skriuwe

Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skrifa, from Proto-Germanic *skrībaną.

VerbEdit

skriva

  1. to write
  2. to paint, to draw

ConjugationEdit

or

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SwedishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish skriva, from Old Norse skrifa, from Proto-Germanic *skrībaną, a late borrowing from Latin scrībō (write). Cognate with Danish skrive, Norwegian skriva, skrive, Icelandic skrifa, West Frisian skriuwe, English shrive, Low German schrieven, Dutch schrijven and German schreiben.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈskriːva/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

skriva (present skriver, preterite skrev, supine skrivit, imperative skriv)

  1. to write, to type, to copy; to put letters and digits on a surface, using a pen or typewriter
    • 1998, Svenska Folkbibeln, Stiftelsen Svenska Folkbibeln, Exodus 34:1:
      Herren sade till Mose: “Hugg ut två stentavlor åt dig, likadana som de förra. På dem skall jag skriva samma ord som stod på de förra tavlorna, som du slog sönder.
      The Lord said unto Moses, “Hew two stone tablets, like the previous. Upon them I shall write the same words as those written on the previous tablets, which you have broken.
    hon skriver som en kråka
    her handwriting is not pretty
    (literally, “she writes like a crow”)
    hur snabbt skriver du?
    how fast do you type?
  2. to be literate, to be able to write and spell
    läser och skriver han?
    does he read and write?
  3. to write, to author, to tell, to report, to publish; to compose and communicate a story
    vem har skrivit den här boken?
    who has written this book?
    Süddeutsche Zeitung skriver idag att inflationen är oförändrad
    The Süddeutsche Zeitung writes today that inflation is unchanged
  4. to sign, to underwrite; to put one's name on a contract or check (skriva under, skriva på)
  5. to take a test, to undergo written examination
    jag ska skriva geografi nästa vecka
    my geography exam is next week
  6. to register (a person), to matriculate; (skriva in, mantalsskriva)
    var är du skriven?
    where is your officially registered residency? (with Swedish tax authorities)
  7. to write, to print; using a computer printer (skriva ut)
  8. to record, to store, to save; whether by pen in a book, in computer memory or on magnetic disk
    filen måste först skrivas till disk
    the file must first be written to disk

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