dreyra

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dreyra, from dreyri (blood).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dreyra (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative dreyrði, supine dreyrt)

  1. (dated, intransitive) to bleed, to ooze blood from a slight wound
    Hann risti í lófa sér krossmark, svo að dreyrði.
    He cut a mark of the cross into his arm so that blood flowed.