greiða

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse greiða (to fit out).

Verb[edit]

at greiða (third person singular past indicative greiddi, supine greitt)

  1. to straighten out, to order, to arrange, to unknot
  2. to comb
  3. to answer, to resolve
  4. to prepare
  5. to commit, to deliver, to give over
  6. greiða frá: to tell, to report, to recount, to explain

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse greiða (to fit out).

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Noun[edit]

greiða f (genitive singular greiðu, nominative plural greiður)

  1. comb

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Verb[edit]

greiða (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative greiddi, supine greitt)

  1. to comb
    Þú ættir að greiða hárið á þér. Það er orðið svo úfið.
    You should comb your hair. It’s become really ruffled.
  2. to pay, to discharge (a debt)
    Ég greiddi 1206 krónur fyrir matinn.
    I paid 1206 krónur for the food.

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