finna

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finna

  1. African American Vernacular form of fixing to: used to express a desire or future action.
    I'm finna go to the store.

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

finna f (genitive singular finnu, plural finnur)

  1. (chess) pawn
  2. small woman
Declension[edit]
f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative finna finnan finnur finnurnar
Accusative finnu finnuna finnur finnurnar
Dative finnu finnuni finnum finnunum
Genitive finnu finnunnar finna finnanna

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse finna, from Proto-Germanic *finþaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pent- (to go, pass; path, bridge).

Verb[edit]

at finna (third person singular past indicative fann, third person plural past indicative funnu, supine funnið)

  1. to find
  2. to meet
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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse finna, from Proto-Germanic *finþaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pent- (to go, pass; path, bridge).

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Verb[edit]

finna (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative fann, third-person plural past indicative fundu, supine fundið)

  1. (with accusative) to find syn.
    • 1928, Krummavísa (“Raven Song”, on the Icelandic Wikisource) by Jón Ásgeirsson
      Krummi krunkar úti,
      kallar á nafna sinn:
      „Ég fann höfuð af hrúti
      hrygg og gæruskinn.“
      Komdu nú og kroppaðu með mér,
      krummi nafni minn.
      “The raven croaks outside,
      calling his namesake:
      ‘I found the head of a ram,
      backbone and sheepskin.’
      Come now and peck with me,
      Raven, my namesake.”
    Ég fann þig!
    I found you!
  2. (with accusative) to meet syn.
  3. (with accusative) to sense, to feel something syn.

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse finna, from Proto-Germanic *finþaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pent- (to go, pass; path, bridge). Cognates include Danish finde, Swedish finna, Gothic 𐍆𐌹𐌽𐌸𐌰𐌽 (finþan), German finden, Dutch vinden, and English find.

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Verb[edit]

finna (present tense finn, past tense fann, past participle funne, passive infinitive finnast, present participle finnande, imperative finn)

  1. find

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *finþaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pent- (to go, pass; path, bridge). Cognate with Old English findan, Old Frisian finda, Old Saxon findan, Old Dutch findan, Old High German findan, Gothic 𐍆𐌹𐌽𐌸𐌰𐌽 (finþan).

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finna

  1. to find

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse finna, from Proto-Germanic *finþaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pent- (to go, pass; path, bridge).

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finna (present finner , preterite fann , supine funnit , imperative finn )

  1. to find, to locate, to discover syn.
    Var kan man finna en kopp kaffe här i närheten?
    Where can you find a cup of coffee near here?
  2. (formal) to have come to the conclusion, or opinion, that..
    Jag finner det mycket märkligt att ingen kan ta på sig ansvaret för det inträffade!
    I consider it quite remarkable that nobody can take responsibility for what has happened!

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