öda

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See also: oda, ODA, Oda, Öda, óda, odą, and odā

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish öþa = Icelandic eyþa, Danish øde, German veröden. Based on the adjective öde (waste, desolate) from Old Swedish öþe = Danish øde, Old Saxon ôthi, Old High German ôdi (empty), Old Norse auðr (desolate).

Verb[edit]

öda

  1. to waste, to spend in vain, often used about time
    Miljoner ödades på en renovering som inte ens har kommit i gång.
    Millions were spent on a renovation that hasn't even been started.
    Åtta krigsskepp öddes, och stort var talet av fallna;
    Eight war ships were destroyed, and huge was the number of fallen (men);

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