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sitja v (acc) ( sat, stu, seti)

1. (vera sti) sit
~ stl
sit on a chair
~ hest
sit on a horse
2. (vera vistaddur) attend
~ fund
attend a meeting
3. (hafa vld) be in power, hold office
stjrnin situr enn
the government still remains in office
4. pp
stofan var tt setin
the room was crowded
5. phrases
~ ingi
be a member of the Althing
~ sr
restrain oneself
~ e-m
keep sby down
~ a sningi
be eating
~ e- af sr
miss an opportunity
~ eftir me srt enni
be left nursing one's wounds
~ fyrir
sit for a portrait
~ fyrir (me e-)
be preferred, be favored
~ fyrir e-m
ambush sby
~ fyrir svrum
be questioned
~ heima
stay at home
~ hj
abstain (from voting)
~ inni
be in prison
~ til bors
sit at table
~ um e-n
try to get hold of sby, try to catch sby
~ um borg
lay siege to a city
~ um kyrrt
stay put
~ undir e-u
listen to sth
~ undir borum
sit at table
~ uppi me e-
be stuck with sth
~ vi
work continuously
~ yfir verki
do a long stretch of work
~ yfir prfi
proctor an examination, (UK) invigilate an exam

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