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sj v (acc) ( sr; s, su, s )

1. (skynja me augum) see
~ vel
have good eyesight
2. (koma auga ) spot, perceive
3. (skilja) understand, see
hltur a ~ etta
you must understand this
4. refl
~umst!
see you soon!
lta ~st / e-
let sth be seen
~st yfir e-
overlook sth
~umst!
see you soon!
5. pp
e- er illa s
sth is frowned upon
hann er ekki allur ar sem hann er sur
'appearances can be deceiving'
6. phrases
g s etta honum
I can tell by his looks
a ~
to look at
~ aumur e-m
take pity on sby
lta ~
look the worse for wear
~ a sr
better oneself, mend one's ways
~ af e-u
lose sth
~ eftir e-u
regret/miss sth
~ eftir e-m
miss sby
~ fram e-
foresee sth
~ e- fyrir
foresee sth
~ fyrir endann e-u
see that sth is coming to an end
~ fyrir e-m
provide for sby, support sby
ekki mtti milli ~
it was impossible to see the difference
~ til
(hafa nga birtu) have enough light to see       (ba tekta) wait and see
~ til e-s
see to sth
~ um e-
take care of sth
~ sig um hnd
change one's mind, have a change of heart
~ e-n t
see through sby
~ t r e-u
see a light at the end of the tunnel
~ e- t undan sr
see sth out of the corner of one's eye
~ vi e-u
take precautions against sth
~ vi e-m
get the better of sby
~ ofsjnum yfir e-u
be envious about sth
~st yfir e-
overlook sth

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