hlæja

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hlæja, from Proto-Germanic *hlahjaną.

Verb[edit]

hlæja (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative hló, third-person plural past indicative hlógu, supine hlegið)

  1. (intransitive) to laugh
    hlæja dátt.
    To laugh heartily.

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hlahjaną, whence also Old English hlehhan ( > English laugh), Old Saxon hlahhian, Old Frisian hlaka, Old High German hlahhan, lahhen ( > German lachen), Gothic 𐌷𐌻𐌰𐌷𐌾𐌰𐌽 (hlahjan).

Verb[edit]

hlæja

  1. to laugh

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  • Norwegian (bokmål): le
  • Norwegian (nynorsk): le
  • Swedish: le

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