læsa

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse læsa, from láss (lock) (whence Faroese lás).

Verb[edit]

at læsa (third person singular past indicative læsti, third person plural past indicative læstu, supine læst)

  1. to lock

Conjugation[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse læsa, from láss (lock) (whence Icelandic lás).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

læsa (third-person singular past indicative læsti, supine læst) (weak conjugation)

  1. to lock

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From láss (lock).

Verb[edit]

læsa

  1. to lock

Descendants[edit]

There also exists another form, in Swedish låsa, Danish and Norwegian låse, which is an alteration influenced by (or a younger derivation of) lås (Old Norse láss), and this has in Swedish and Danish (and to a considerable extent in Norwegian) mostly replaced the form with æ/ä.