beygja

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse beygja, from Proto-Germanic *baugijaną.

Verb[edit]

beygja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative beygði, supine beygt)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to bend
  2. (intransitive) to turn
    beygja til hægri.
    To turn to the right.
  3. (grammar, transitive) to inflect

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Noun[edit]

beygja f (genitive singular beygju, nominative plural beygjur)

  1. bend, curve
  2. turn
    Snörp beygja.
    A sharp turn.

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