deyja fyrir hendi

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

deyja ("to die") + fyrir ("for") + hendi, dative of hönd ("hand"). Literally meaning "to die for hand [of]".

Verb[edit]

deyja fyrir hendi

  1. (with genitive) to die by the hand of someone
    Þú munt deyja fyrir hendi hans.
    You shall die by his hand.