hlaða

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hlaða.

Verb[edit]

hlaða (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative hlóð, third-person plural past indicative hlóðu, supine hlaðið)

  1. (transitive, with dative) to pile, to stack
  2. (transitive, with accusative) to load, to lade (a gun, a car, a ship)
  3. (transitive, with accusative) to charge an electronic device
    Ertu búinn að hlaða símann?
    Did you charge the phone?
    hlaða rafgeymi.
    To charge a battery.
  4. (transitive, with accusative) to build with stones or bricks
    Ég er að hlaða vegg.
    I am building a wall.
  5. (impersonal, of snow) to fall
    Það hleður niður snjó.
    It's snowing heavily.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hlaða.

Noun[edit]

hlaða f (genitive singular hlöðu, nominative plural hlöður)

  1. barn
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