hemja

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hemja.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hemja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative hamdi, supine hamið)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to control, to hold back, to restrain

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hemja f (genitive singular hemju, no plural)

  1. restraint, moderation

Declension[edit]