þýða

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þýða, from Proto-Germanic *þiudijaną.

Verb[edit]

þýða (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative þýddi, supine þýtt)

  1. (transitive, takes the accusative) to translate a language
    Gætirðu þýtt þetta fyrir mig?
    Could you translate this for me?
  2. to mean, to signify
    Hvað þýðir þetta?
    What does this mean?
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse þýða (kindness; affection).

Noun[edit]

þýða f (genitive singular þýðu, no plural)

  1. gentleness, kindness
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