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Icelandic translation: fara í/setja upp/setja á sig

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English term or phrase:put on (clothing etc.)
Icelandic translation:fara í/setja upp/setja á sig
Entered by: SeiTT
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10:58 Dec 6, 2003
English to Icelandic translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: to put on
Please could you let me know when SETJA UPP and other alternative (rather than FARA Í) should be used.
I.e. how do I translate into Icelandic “to put on” when I am putting on the following (and other examples which do not follow the FARA Í pattern if you can think of them)?
Glasses? Shoes? Skates? Hats?
SeiTT
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:05
fara í
Explanation:
glasses: setja upp/setja á sig
shoes: fara í
skates: setja á sig
hats: setja upp

gloves: setja á sig

Sorry, I don't remember any more.

HTH.

Jóhann R.
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Johann Kristjansson
Iceland
Local time: 22:05
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many thanks, that was also really excellent
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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fara í


Explanation:
glasses: setja upp/setja á sig
shoes: fara í
skates: setja á sig
hats: setja upp

gloves: setja á sig

Sorry, I don't remember any more.

HTH.

Jóhann R.

Johann Kristjansson
Iceland
Local time: 22:05
Native speaker of: Native in IcelandicIcelandic
PRO pts in pair: 34
Grading comment
many thanks, that was also really excellent
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