hvíla

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hvíla, akin to Gothic 𐍈𐌴𐌹𐌻𐌰𐌽 (ƕeilan, to pause, cease), from Gothic 𐍈𐌴𐌹𐌻𐌰 (ƕeila, hour), akin to Old High German hwila (a while) (or wila or hwil), compare German Weile.

Noun[edit]

hvíla f (genitive singular hvílu, plural hvílur)

  1. (poetic) bed
  2. rest

Declension[edit]

f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hvíla hvílan hvílur hvílurnar
Accusative hvílu hvíluna hvílur hvílurnar
Dative hvílu hvíluni hvílum hvílunum
Genitive hvílu hvílunnar hvíla hvílanna

Verb[edit]

at hvíla (third person singular past indicative hvíldi, supine hvílt)

  1. to rest

Conjugation[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hvíla, akin to Gothic 𐍈𐌴𐌹𐌻𐌰𐌽 (ƕeilan, to pause, cease), from Gothic 𐍈𐌴𐌹𐌻𐌰 (ƕeila, hour), akin to Old High German hwila (a while) (or wila or hwil), compare German Weile.

Noun[edit]

hvíla f (genitive singular hvílu, nominative plural hvílan)

  1. (dated) bed

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

hvíla (third-person singular past indicative hvíldi, supine hvílt)

  1. (with accusative) to rest, especially resting or sleeping in a bed
    Hér hvílir Jóhannes.
    Here rests Johannes.
  2. (with accusative) to lie, to sleep

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