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)

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

spara

  1. to spare
  2. to save (money)

ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

spara

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

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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)

ConjugationEdit

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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