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sk f ( sakar, sakir)

1. (kra) accusation, charge
bera sakir e-n
accuse sby of sth
sannur a ~
proved guilty, guilty as charged
gefa e-m ~ e-u
blame sby for sth
2. (misger, afbrot) fault, offense, (UK) offence
a var mn ~, g tti ~ v
it was my fault
~ mn var s
this was my misdemeanor/(UK) misdemeanour, this is where I went wrong
3. (ml) matter, affair
eins og n standa sakir
as things now stand
fara hgt sakirnar
take things slowly, proceed with caution
4. (sta, orsk) reason
fyrir hvaa sakir?
for what reasons?
sakir ess a . . .
because . . .
5.
a kemur ekki a ~
it doesn't matter, it won't matter

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