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See also Saga, säga, såga, and saĝa

English

Etymology

From Old Norse saga. Cognate with English saw.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
saga

Plural
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  1. An Old Norse (Icelandic) prose narrative, especially one dealing with family or social histories and legends
  2. Something with the qualities of such a saga; an epic, a long story.

Translations

  • Spanish: saga f.

Crimean Tatar

Noun

saga

  1. saga

Declension

References

  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [1]

Fijian

Etymology

Common Oceanian *sanga

Noun

saga

  1. thigh

Finnish

Noun

saga

  1. Alternative spelling of saaga.

Declension


Icelandic

Declension of saga
(singular) (plural)
(indefinite) (definite) (indefinite) (definite)
nominative saga sagan sögur sögurnar
accusative sögu söguna sögur sögurnar
dative sögu sögunni sögum sögunum
genitive sögu sögunnar sagna sagnanna
Other words with the same declension

Etymology

From the Old Norse saga from Proto-Germanic *sago. Cognate with Old English sagu (English saw); Old Frisian sege; Old High German saga (German Sage), Old Danish saghæ, Old Swedish sagha, Faroese søga, New Norse [[soge#Template:lang:nno|soge]], Jutlandic save (a narrative, a narration, a tale, a report), in Swedish dialect sagu. Perhaps related to Lithuanian pasaka.

Compare with segja (to say, to tell) and sögn (a story).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈsaɰa]

Noun

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saga f. (genitive singular sögu, plural sögur)

  1. a story
    Segðu mér sögu.
    Tell me a story.
  2. a history
    Saga Japans er mjög áhugaverð.
    The history of Japan is very interesting.
  3. a saga

Derived terms


Latin

Noun

sāg·a f 1st declension

  1. a female sage, fortune-teller

Lithuanian

Noun

saga

  1. button

Old English

Etymology

From Germanic. Cognate with Middle Dutch sage (Dutch zaag), Old High German saga, Old Norse sǫg (Icelandic sög).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈsɑɣɑ/

Noun

saga m. (plural sagan)

  1. saw (tool)

Old High German

Etymology

Common Germanic *sago. Cognate with Old English sagu, Old Norse saga.

Noun

saga f

  1. story

Swedish

Etymology

Old Norse

Pronunciation

Noun

Inflection for saga Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative saga sagan sagor sagorna
Genitive sagas sagans sagors sagornas

saga c.

  1. fairy tale
  2. epic, long story

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