See also: spåra and sparā

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse spara, from Proto-Germanic *sparāną.

VerbEdit

spara (third person singular past indicative spardi, third person plural past indicative spart, supine spart)

  1. to spare
  2. to save (money)

ConjugationEdit

Conjugation of spara (group v-1)
infinitive spara
supine spart
participle (a7)1 sparandi spardur
present past
first singular spari spardi
second singular sparir spardi
third singular sparir spardi
plural spara spardu
imperative
singular spar!
plural sparið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse spara, from Proto-Germanic *sparāną, from Proto-Indo-European *sper- (to be productive; earn). Cognate with Danish spare, English spare and German sparen.

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

spara (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative sparaði, supine sparað)

  1. to spare
  2. to save (money)

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Further readingEdit

  • spara in Icelandic dictionaries at ISLEX

ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

spara

  1. inflection of sparare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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LatvianEdit

NounEdit

spara m

  1. genitive singular form of spars

Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse spara, from Proto-Germanic *sparāną.

VerbEdit

spara

  1. to save, to store
  2. to prevent, to deny
  3. to spare (someone's life)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Swedish: spara

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish spara, from Old Norse spara, from Proto-Germanic *sparāną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

spara (present sparar or spar, preterite sparade or sparde, supine sparat or spart, imperative spara or spar)

  1. to save, to store for future use
  2. (computing) to save; write to a disc
  3. to save; prevent the waste of

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Usage notesEdit

The second set of inflections are mainly used in various dialects, but not so often in standard language (except for some fixed expressions, like den som spar han har).

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