kúga

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kúga (to cow, to force). Cognates with the Danish kue, English cow and Swedish kuva.

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kúga (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative kúgaði, supine kúgað)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to force, to cow syn.
  2. (transitive, governs the accusative) to oppress syn.

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Old Norse[edit]

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kúga

  1. to cow, to force, to tyrannize over

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References[edit]

  • “kúga” in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic