VIIe “sow”

“scatter”

transitive (dat of means, acc of location)

active voice
present indicative present subjunctive
1sg ek 1pl vér sám 1sg ek 1pl vér sáim
2sg þú sær 2pl þér sáið 2sg þú sáir 2pl þér sáið
3sg hon sær 3pl þau 3sg hon sái 3pl þau sái
preterite indicative preterite subjunctive
1sg ek sera 1pl vér serum 1sg ek sera 1pl vér serim
2sg þú serit 2pl þér seruð 2sg þú serir 2pl þér serið
3sg hon seri 3pl þau seru 3sg hon seri 3pl þau seri
preterite infinitive seru
past participle f. sáin m. sáinn n. sáit
imperative 2sg 1pl sám 2pl sáið
middle voice: sásk
present indicative present subjunctive
1sg ek sámk 1pl vér sámk 1sg ek sámk 1pl vér sáimk
2sg þú sæsk 2pl þér sáizk 2sg þú sáisk 2pl þér sáizk
3sg hon sæsk 3pl þau sásk 3sg hon sáisk 3pl þau sáisk
preterite indicative preterite subjunctive
1sg ek serumk 1pl vér serumk 1sg ek serumk 1pl vér serimk
2sg þú serizk 2pl þér seruzk 2sg þú serisk 2pl þér serizk
3sg hon serisk 3pl þau serusk 3sg hon serisk 3pl þau serisk
past participle n. sáizk
imperative 2sg sásk 1pl sámk 2pl sáizk

PG *sēaną, OE sāwan VIIe, ME souen, MnE sow, Dutch zaaien, German säen, Latin serere. One of five verbs with visible traces of reduplication; cf. gnúa, gróa, róa, and snúa. Preterite variant søri.

vowel lengthening

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