æla

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Faroese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse æla (to pour)

Verb[edit]

at æla (third person singular past indicative ælaði, supine ælað)

  1. to rain (rare: to hail, to snow), with pauses between (shower)
  2. (humorous) to weep on nothing (esp. children)

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Usage notes[edit]

  • hann ælur - "he" is showering ("he" = the weather)

Derived terms[edit]

  • see æl (shower)

Icelandic[edit]

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Verb[edit]

æla (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative ældi, supine ælt)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, with dative object) to vomit

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Noun[edit]

æla f (genitive singular ælu, nominative plural ælur)

  1. vomit

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Old Norse noun áll (gully, a deep narrow channel in sea or river)

Verb[edit]

æla

  1. to pour, to flow quickly