See also: Sorg and sørg

AfrikaansEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Dutch zorg.

NounEdit

sorg (plural sorge)

  1. care; worry

Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch zorgen.

VerbEdit

sorg (present sorg, present participle sorgende, past participle gesorg)

  1. to care; to care for
Alternative formsEdit

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Older also sorrig, from Old Norse sorg, from Proto-Germanic *surgō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swergʰ- (watch over, worry; be ill, suffer).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sorg c (singular definite sorgen, plural indefinite sorger)

  1. sorrow, grief

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sorg, from Proto-Germanic *surgō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swergʰ- (watch over, worry; be ill, suffer).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sorg f (genitive singular sorgar, plural sorgir)

  1. sorrow, grief

DeclensionEdit

Declension of sorg
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative sorg sorgin sorgir sorgirnar
accusative sorg sorgina sorgir sorgirnar
dative sorg sorgini sorgum sorgunum
genitive sorgar sorgarinnar sorga sorganna

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

sorg

  1. imperative singular of sorgen (‘to worry’, ‘to care’)

Usage notesEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sorg, from Proto-Germanic *surgō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swergʰ- (watch over, worry; be ill, suffer).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sorg f (genitive singular sorgar, nominative plural sorgir)

  1. sorrow, grief
  2. mourning

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sorg, from Proto-Germanic *surgō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swergʰ- (watch over, worry; be ill, suffer).

NounEdit

sorg f or m (definite singular sorga or sorgen, indefinite plural sorger, definite plural sorgene)

  1. sorrow, grief, sadness

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sorg, from Proto-Germanic *surgō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swergʰ- (watch over, worry; be ill, suffer). Akin to sorrow.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sorg f (definite singular sorga, indefinite plural sorger, definite plural sorgene)

  1. sorrow, grief, sadness

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *sorgu, from Proto-Germanic *surgō.

Cognate with Old Frisian sorge, Old Saxon sorga, Old Dutch sorga, Old High German sorga, Old Norse sorg, Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌲𐌰 (saurga).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sorg f

  1. worry, anxiety
  2. sorrow, grief

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: sorȝe, sorwe, sorow

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *surgō, from Proto-Indo-European *surgh- (worry, care, be sick), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swergʰ- (watch over, worry; be ill, suffer). Compare Old English sorh, sorg, Old Frisian sorge, Old Saxon sorga, Old High German sworga, sorga, Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌲𐌰 (saurga).

NounEdit

sorg f (genitive sorgar, plural sorgir)

  1. sorrow, grief

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

RomanianEdit

 
Sorg

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French sorgho, Italian sorgo.

NounEdit

sorg m (uncountable)

  1. sorghum (cereal)

DeclensionEdit



SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sorg, from Proto-Germanic *surgō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swergʰ- (watch over, worry; be ill, suffer).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sorg c

  1. sorrow, grief

DeclensionEdit

Declension of sorg 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sorg sorgen sorger sorgerna
Genitive sorgs sorgens sorgers sorgernas

Derived termsEdit