leiða

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse leiða, from Proto-Germanic *laidijaną., causative of *līþaną ( > Faroese líða)

Verb[edit]

at leiða (third person singular past indicative leiddi, third person plural past indicative leiddu, supine leitt)

  1. to lead
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse leiða, from Proto-Germanic *laiþijaną, from *laiþaz ( > Faroese leiður).

Verb[edit]

leiða

  1. to bore

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse leiða, from Proto-Germanic *laidijaną, causative of *līþaną ( > Icelandic líða).

Verb[edit]

leiða (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative leiddi, supine leitt)

  1. to lead
  2. (physics) to conduct (heat, electricity, etc.)
  3. (mediopassive) to hold hands
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse leiða, from Proto-Germanic *laiþijaną, from *laiþaz ( > Icelandic leiður).

Verb[edit]

leiða (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative leiddi, supine leitt)

  1. (ditransitive) to cause to loath
  2. (mediopassive, with dative and inverted word order) to be found boring or irksome
    Mér leiðast þessar tafir. – I find these delays irksome.
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